You remember that last post…

July 8, 2010

…where I said politics wasn’t doomed. Apparently you can have as much reasoned debate as you like, you can make your case as clearly as you like, you can show a policy to be completely ridiculous….and it doesn’t matter.



  1. But accepting a difference of opinion, even on the most contentious of issues, is when it really works.

    • This wasn’t a difference of opinion. It was a clear evidence overruled by sheer bloody mindedness, and will have a massive effect on rape victims. A bit like all their other cuts and policies. Social policy scribbled on a fag packet- turning back equality by generations.

  2. It’s that which really dooms politics – not that debate doesn’t happen, but that the reason it doesn’t happen is that it doesn’t matter.

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