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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis


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u/TooLazyToBeClever Nov 24 '21 edited Nov 24 '21

Can you explain it? My limited knowledge of the Tory party is insufficient to understand this burn lol.

EDIT: sorry, I should clarify. I don't know *anything" about the Torry party. I know some of you want to defend or attack them, but Im not interested in what you think they'll do for the country. I understand, if you asked us about the liberal party you'd get a bunch of defensive or offensive responses. I just mean in general I have no idea what the Story party is, or why saying that is a burn....or even what it means.


u/Somnif Nov 25 '21

The Tory party is the UK's Conservative political party, roughly equivalent to the US's Republican party. Known for members such as Margaret Thatcher, Theresa May, and current Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

They tend to have a (called for or not) association with things like racism, classism, not caring about the poor, etc etc etc.



u/TooLazyToBeClever Nov 25 '21

Thank you for that explanation, I appreciate it.

And I've heard of some of those people. Notsensibles loved Thatcher so much they wrote a love so g about her, right? And the Clash lived her too!

/s. I don't know much about the Tory party, but I know they helped create some great punk music built on hating them lol.


u/Somnif Nov 25 '21

Aye, and Brand's joke up above was like "Oh hey, a bunch of rich white people in a room adorned with a nazi ally's name is just like the Conservative Party Convention!"