Thursday, February 16, 2006

What's going on in England?

I am very distressed to hear that the land which contains my very favorite place in the universe is enacting all sorts of strange laws. Currently on the table are proposals to ban speech that "glorifies" terrorism, and national ID cards that contain all manner of biological information (fingerprints, retinal patterns, etc.). Does Tony Blair realize that "1984" is a cautionary tale, and not a government playbook?

All of this is straining my love of the land of Madam George and roses.


Blogger Daniel J. Linehan said...

I bet totalitarianism goes over a lot better when expressed with a British accent, as with so many other things.

3:16 AM  

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