1. Complete absence of sound in Britain when democrats are attacked by fascists.
2. Complete absence of sound in Britain when one foreign nation attacks another in a flagrant act of aggression.
Often ironically contrasted to previous vocal and strident Anti-War Protests at which thousands of bruschetta-munching trendy lefties congregated to cheer on Saddam Hussein's reign of terror.
"So when Britain prepares to liberate Iraq, British liberals Go Berserk! But when terrorist suicide bombers slaughter thousands of civilians, there's nothing but the sound of silence."
"Well, that's probably because terrorist suicide bombers couldn't give a flying shit about the opinions of British demonstrators-"
"Nonsense - it's rank, anti-Western, Occidentalist hypocrisy."