Friday, September 28, 2012

Julius Caesar and The Sun's sad attempt to educate PM

I applaud the Sun's attempt to educate the Prime Minister David Cameron on British history after his lamentable, red-faced performance on David Letterman's chat show. The paper prints 20 facts that may be news to the Old Etonian. Alas, we have only to get to fact 2 to spot a howler. 'Roman Emperor Julius Caesar didn't conquer Britain...' it starts. JC was never emperor, not even king. At best he was dictator for life. The first Roman emperor was the later Octavian aka Augustus.

6 comments:

DRF said...

Well done

Duncan Fallowell

Mr frick said...

Do fuck off mad(ame)

Not Mary Beard said...

Julius Caesar may not have been Emperor of Rome but he was assassinated over fears they he craved a royal or imperial crown.

Anonymous said...

Cameron made a total ass of himself on Letterman. Whoever advised him to go on should be shot.

Anonymous said...

Your item on Eton is a disgrace.

Anonymous said...

You have a head start as an astrologer, immersed in past dead things.