Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Shock! Horror!

Politician says something very sensible:

The hon. Gentleman has indicated that whatever measures are taken on any of those issues, the zealots will always want to come back for more; they will never, ever be satisfied. I therefore urge the Government to ignore those siren voices and base their decisions on evidence and the real world-and evidence and the real world alone.

The whole thing is definitely worth a read, if only to make you wonder how come common sense is so uncommon in the motherfucker of all Parliaments...


Dick Puddlecote said...

Indeed. He is an island in a sea of authoritarian fuckwittery. Unfortunately, the previous day I had commented on the overwhelming illiberal majority, in the same debate, that he is up against.

Ta for the link. :-)

Simon Cooke said...

He's pretty sound on some other stuff too: