"The writing is on the wall - computer games rot the brain." Boris Johnson (pictured), journalist, TV wit and Member of British Parliament offers his views.
Oh Boris, you were considered by many as the only politician worth caring about, mostly because you're funny on Have I got news for you! but now you just jump on a bandwagon to generate publicity, oh dear Boris, why don't you spend a bit more time having affairs with women and then lying about it (which obviously is fine and does no harm to society) instead of trying to be taken seriously, you just sound like a pratt! Go rugby tackle some German celebrities instead.
He should really let the kids save their game before pulling the plug. That way they wont have to spend extra time replaying what he deleted. And no effort from Boris to get the kids outside? Ya know spending all your time reading may increase your brain power. But it still makes you a fat sh*te. Maybe if they want money for their games, make the little gits work and do some chores for it. It all comes back on you Boris, you give them the money. And if they have jobs, what ya complaining about. Plenty of social interaction and intellectual gain there.
Boris Johnson has been the laughing stock of British politics for a long time now, its nice to him moving to a new area, which he also knows nothing about, for new people to laugh at him.
This guy's incentive is publicity. He wants to be a more well-known politician. Well, now gamers know you, and don't like you.
...where's that 'any keay' now? ...better order a TAB...<press> ..! No time for that. It's starting now! [homer S] He must've seen the simpson episode 'Homers Disability problem'
Raise the age of buying cigarettes up a measly 2 years even though they are proven to rot your body, but ban video games because they allegedly rot your mind. Funny how the government earns far more tax on cigarettes than video games...
It's actually called "King Size Homer"
What's with politians now in days? It's not like there aren't enough issues out there or ways to convince people to vote for them.
I don't get it, i watched some footage of congress in America talking about this issue and they seemed to hit it dead on so to speak. But Boris? Give me a break; he disagreed with Jamie Olivers school dinner and healthy eating campaign. He's a simple attention seeker, anything contraversial is his area. Dang i bet this'll be on the news tonight...
Just another bored politician trying to make the country feel better about raising idiotic children. I have news for you, Boris. The morons of this country will continue to raise equally moronic children no matter what entertainment medium you try and take away from them. Let's talk about literacy? I'm a gamer with an incalculable reading age. But if you want to learn a few more words, try unplugging my games console and i'll teach you a few.
but the government interfering in your life is worse.
Boris: Computer games rot the brain. Parents: I think he's right. Little Tommy has been playing his 360 a lot. He is addicted to it and he is dumber than a blonde woman trying to think. Boris: Well, vote for me in the next elections and maybe I'll do something about it. Oh and some money wouldn't hurt either.
Boris IS God. And he is right. college is taking a major hit from my wii.
Because Boris being a journalist, TV wit and Member of British Parliament of course obviously has the time to actually play games to think they rot the mind
Boris thinks video games rot the mind??? Sorry but I've heard some of the IDIOTIC things that have spewed out of his mouth......and some of the books I've read have more spelling mistakes in them than a 6 year olds English essay. Not educational?? Might be right but I guarantee you that video games help improve you hand-eye coordination.
....i have learned the english language with games.....so boris..........GFUS "that we admitted the catastrophic effect these blasted gizmos are having on the literacy and the prospects of young males." ....yeah boris lets lock them up and put propaganda on them and tell how evil the world is!
Holy cow everyone's brain here is rotten to the core aparrently! But how do the developers see the game if there brains are rotten too? Crazy world ! if my brain is rotten how am I able to type on this laptop?! It must be magic! Since we have a rotten brain we should just run around aimlessly around town screaming! lol
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