Tories – when we said “Hang Mandela” we meant it in a nice way

Pride's Purge

(satire?)

On the day of the sad death of legend Nelson Mandela, senior UK Conservatives have defended their party’s anti-Mandela and pro-apartheid history by saying that when they said “Hang Mandela” in the 1980s they meant it in a nice way.

A spokesperson for the party said:

When we said “Hang Mandela” we didn’t mean he should be hung in a horrible way. We meant he should be hung with all the respect and honour deserving of a great legendary hero of our time.  And when we said the ANC was a terrorist organisation we meant they were quite nice terrorists not at all like those ghastly, horrible Muslim ones.

British Prime Minister David Cameron today paid his own personal tribute to Nelson Mandela after his death:

Nelson Mandela was not just a hero of our time, but a hero of all time, and as I and…

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We originally set out to advocate and campaign for and on behalf of people living with HIV in Greater Manchester. But we chose to slightly change our name by adding beyond. Therefore our name is Greater Manchester & Beyond of People Living With HIV & AIDS. Cause there are many issues that affects people living with HIV we now look ate other health and social care issues that will affect people living with HIV in their everyday lives. For the purpose of this site we have chosen a strap-line name hence our user name here - this is of course "thepositivevoice". The reason for this is often the issues that affect us can be quite daunting and discriminatory to our very existence. So whatever negative we hear and see - we endeavour to turn that into a positive. There are many examples where a negative has turned into a positive and one of those example is the term "Queer" - well that is also quite interesting as some people in the lesbian and gay community don't like that very word - some have decided to own it. Therefore any person that calls another person (the example here) queer - some gay people will reply yes we are. As time moves on and I as the author of this blog - information will be never-ending. So watch this space.
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