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PS And PPS [Feb. 11th, 2014|10:35 am]
Tony Grist
P.S. The government which has let us down so badly on climate change and flood defences has responded to the crisis by having a dog fight over who exactly is responsible.

Oddly enough, this neither endears them to us nor inspires confidence.

P.P.S. By government I want to make it clear I mean the whole apparatus of government. We're talking about a failure of the system over many years, decades even- a failure of foresight, of vision, of competence and expertise-  and not about the failure of the particular bunch of numpties who happen to be in power at present. 
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[User Picture]From: puddleshark
2014-02-11 12:22 pm (UTC)
Poor Chris Smith. The Mail and the Express are never happy unless they can point the finger of blame at one particular person or minority, even when it is a matter of natural weather phenomena...



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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2014-02-11 04:49 pm (UTC)
But I remember a time (or think I do) when people in his position would have resigned as a matter of course when things went bottoms up on their watch.
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