Blog Review 503


Apparently the solution to climate change is to move away from democracy to an authoritarian form of government. But don't worry, this time it will be authoritarian government by experts, not those who seek power.

On the subject of authoritarian government, just who was stupid enough to bug legally privileged conversations? Clearly experts, eh?

Introducing a new method of measuring political sleaze: one, two or three little piggies? Five presumably is when someone is actually banged up.

On the subject of banging up, could we please stop doing this to people who are only harming themselves by ingesting the substances of their choice? 

What's in a name? If it's John Gray rather than a rose, well, perhaps they don't all smell the same. 

This is indeed a rational reaction to most political speeches. 

And finally, just what all that World Bank money really gets spent upon.