Sunday, July 13, 2008

The recent spate of knife murders obviously demands a response from the government that is wise and thoughtful, but while we wait for that let's go for the knee-jerk headline-grabber that will be championed by the press despite being unworkable. If people think their kids shouldn't be out after dark then it's their responsibility to make sure their kids aren't out after dark, not the police and governments.

It's not often I use the name 'Nick Cohen' and 'intelligent well thought out piece' in the same sentence but here's an intelligent well thought out piece from Nick Cohen about how as the Tory Party seem to be marking time until the next election and David Cameron's apotheosis a blind eye is being turned to their faults in much the same way as with New Labour before 1997.

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