Defending Peter Hain  (we know, not the most likely of activities). What business is it of the State or the criminal law how a private organisation chooses its leaders, or how that process is funded?
Similarly, what business  is it of the State or a Human Rights Commission what a magazine publishes (subject to libel and incitement to violence)?
This also  seems to be something of an intrusion into areas that should remain private, part of family life.
A very clever  piece of economics: and from politicians to boot.
Celebrating  the little guy: a selection of posts from lesser known blogs, the best of 2007.