Friday, 27 February 2009

In A Nutshell

Daniel Hannan, not always, writes well and this latest offering contains some telling points.

"Look, I don't like the idea of Sir Fred Goodwin's £693,000 a year pension any more than you do. But keep a sense of proportion: a similar sum is spent by the Government every 35 seconds."

"Why is it that, when the rest of the country is having to make savings, the public sector remains immune? I'll tell you why, my friends: because Labour now has nothing to lose. It would rather bankrupt the state than forfeit its last electoral base."

So true - do go read the whole piece.

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