Ha! Let's All Laugh At This, Or
...maybe let's not
Many of you will be aware that there’s been a Remove Daniel Levy petition doing the rounds, and it kicks off with plain truths… ‘Tottenham Hotspur is in dire need of change, and it starts at the top. The board lacks a clear vision, identity, plan, and passion for Tottenham Hotspur and our supporters. The fans have tolerated it for far too long, and it's time to make our voices heard.’
Social media is a sewer - we all knew that - but it still must have been fatiguing for the individual that set this up to face with endless sneering and put-downs on an hourly basis from the usual suspects, which is precisely what happened.
A week or so later and the signatures have risen to well over the 10,000 mark, still comparatively small beans, but it is now too big to either mock or ignore.
Will signing this thing get rid of Levy? That’s actually the wrong question to ask, and one would imagine that any news desks or production rooms that have had sight of this are also pondering its actual worth.
For me, what it will do is compound the embarrassment that the club is currently experiencing.
It also is the first step for many to formally say, 'I'm really not happy with any of this', a phrase that's still choking the big social media accounts that have become deluded into believing that one day they will be playing mini golf with Danny and Donna. Deluded into believing that only happy-clappy posts have value. Accounts that lack integrity, then, eh?
This petition says that it’s okay to criticise the time-wasting parasites and that it’s okay to be discontent with a club that is swimming in cash, yet spends so hesitantly and buys so badly.
Putting the squeeze on Levy & Co isn't easy, for every pound you don’t spend, there’s some South Korean shopping as if his life depended upon it.
This petition is a low-energy, high-efficiency way of letting the club know how you feel, and in turn, it can now provide the mainstream media with something more tangible than a vague, ‘it’s said that some fans are growing discontent with…’ line.
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