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Not inclusive enough: UK fire chiefs scrap ‘Fireman Sam’ to get woke

Not inclusive enough: UK fire chiefs scrap ‘Fireman Sam’ to get woke

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Lincolnshire’s Fire & Rescue service is dumping much-loved cartoon character Fireman Sam as its official mascot, because Sam is too male. This didn’t sit well with a large portion of the public, which is wondering “who’s next?” The move followed a persistent campaign by various organizations and individuals that peddle the so-called woke ideology. The trouble with the mascot was that it was too male and was putting women off from joining the force. The mascot will be replaced by in-house solutions, fire-extinguisher-shaped characters Freddy, Filbert and Penelope. Comment: In other words, a tiny group of people not representative of the majority, who happen to be very loud and persistent in ramming their ideology down the throats of all the people who disagree with them. The fact is, something like 96% of firefighters are male, in large part because firefighters need to be physically strong. How many women can carry a full-grown man out of a burning building? And how many would…
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