Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah stuck two fingers up to the anti-mixed race, anti-Muslim Mail and bigots like Aidan Burley MP with their Olympic golds last night.
So how’s that for an “absurdly unrealistic” representation of a mixed race girl and “plastic Brit” Somalia-born black Muslim male, Daily Mail? How’s that “leftie multi-cultural crap” schtick working out for ya Mr Burley?
What a sublime riposte to the haters, the racists, the bigots, to the Griffins, Mails and Burleys of the world, British athletics’s finest hour, a golden night to end the perfect day for Team GB – a night that not in our wildest dreams could we have imagined when awarded the Games seven years ago.
An evening, a day, to bring the country together, showing once the more the power of sport to unite, the power of the Olympics to showcase the best we’ve got to offer – with the prospect of more to come today, from Ed Clancy, Lewis Smith, Christine Ohuruogu, Ben Ainslie, Iain Percy, Andrew Simpson, Laura Robson and Andy Murray.
Alex Gregory, Pete Reed, Tom James, Andrew Triggs Hodge, Katherine Copeland, Sophie Hosking, Dani King, Laura Trott, Jo Rowsell, Jess Ennis, Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah, we salute you all…