Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Anti-Catholic junk history

Mary, Queen of Scots


Britain remains marinated in anti-Catholic mythology as a consequence of centuries of relentless propaganda by establishment interest groups.

It seems the phenomenon of Protestant propagandist misrepresentation of English history is inescapable this week. First, the Orangemen paraded inaccurate images of the Battle of the Boyne; now the London Dungeon is in trouble over its advertisements featuring "Bloody Mary" Tudor – Queen Mary I – on the London Underground. The complaint against the Dungeon is not that it perpetuated a sectarian myth but that it terrified children by juxtaposing a normal portrait of the Queen alongside one of her transforming into a flesh-eating zombie.

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