Meet The Grisly SJW Loons Behind the ‘Blackface’ Morris Dancing Ban

Perhaps you’re as irritated as I am by the story of the Border Morris dancers who, as from next year, will be banned from performing in traditional “blackface” at one of Britain’s biggest folk festivals because of pressure from an obscure local campaign group called FRESh. Even FRESh have admitted that the “blackface” tradition – dating back to the 16th century – has nothing to do with racism. But, damn it, they’re Social Justice Warriors, so they’re not about to let facts get in the way of a nice bit of kill-joy bansturbation. Jonathan Hyams, secretary for equality group FRESH said: ‘From Fresh’s perspective, it is good news. ‘We entirely understand the argument from Morris dancing communities that this is something that goes back to tradition. ‘Our understanding is that it comes from traditional disguise when for different reasons Morris dancers were subject to persecution if they were dancing or protesting against different things. ‘However, there are other ways of celebrating this other than blacking up, which has very strong connotations of racism.’ Who is exactly is this grisly twonk? And how the hell did we come to value England’s culture and history and traditions so lightly that we’re prepared to scrap them at the merest sniff of a complaint from some