The Brighton World Fantasy Convention has sent out a final newsletter and is merrily continuing to thumb it’s nose at the membership. Sophia McDougall summed up their attitude very neatly.
WFC2013: "Ha! Don't you feel stupid now, thinking we would do bad and unreasonable stuff just because we said we were planning to do it."
— Sophia McDougall (@McDougallSophia) November 17, 2013
It is, of course, good that they didn’t rip people off as badly as they threatened to, but their apparent insistence that this proves that they did nothing wrong is just pathetic. Sadly their attempts to brush off any criticism also extends to the incidents of sexual harassment. One of the victims is furious at the way what happened to her is being dismissed. She comments here.
Update: Alex Dally MacFarlane rants so that I don’t have to. Thanks Alex!