17 January 2009

Wish we had politicians with such courage as this

Wow. Wow. Wow.

Sir Gerald Kaufman, the British veteran MP, speaking yesterday in the House of Commons (yea, there are government Houses actually in session in some parts of the world):

Dispute his comments what you will. It takes courage to take such a stand.

Not one of our politicians would do the same. They're too busy positioning themselves in the mushy political centre - that place from which principles are traded for expediency and where pragmatism rules the day.

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