Sunday, 21 August 2011

Letter 34: Money's still talking, and sounding worried

What a busy week in the courts. All those examples to be made, only for some of them to be overturned at a later date - at considerable cost. Much has been made by our Prime Minister of the need to send an unequivocal message to both rioters and the tabloid press that such antisocial behaviour will not be tolerated. Of course violence on the streets is not acceptable, but then neither is ignoring the real issues surrounding such civil unrest nor abusing power when dealing with it...

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