The 1950s. A decade to which the Daily Mail would like to return us, a time of dreadful urban air quality, indifferent food, retail price maintenance, holidays in the UK only, but hope in the future and confidence in the current received wisdom. That last included the idea that smoking was good for you, despite his smoking habit being a prime contributor to The King’s premature death in 1952 at the age of just 56.
Another Tweeter has concluded simply “Thalidomide is trending because people are stupid”. That means you, KBF and QAnon idiots. Everyone else can get vaccinated, stay safe, and help break the transmission of Covid-19. I’ll just leave that one there.