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John Ward – Universal Suffrage: Are Either The Voters Or The Voted Worth It? – 28 May 2014

JohnWFor your early evening entertainment, several events in today’s news suggesting that universal suffrage may not be such a great idea after all.

Burglar Derek Hardman’s decision to have 40 winks (while robbing two pensioners in the middle of the night) came unstuck when he was still there the next morning. He’s been sent to prison; personally, I’d have had him sent for examination to check that he was fit to stand trial. But in that sense, le dormant Derek is vying with a French camion driver for Dick of the Year, as the latter was caught on Britain’s busiest motorway having a Skype conversation while driving. Continue reading