So what am I supposed to feel as I survey the steady stream of pathetic poor that passes before the bench? .............. I dealt with them all according to the law and within the Guidelines, but as I order a £5 per week deduction from benefit or any of the other tools at our disposal, I won't be able to stop myself comparing these offenders with the MPs who stay the right side of the rules that they wrote for themselves but who haven't even got the excuse of poverty for their behaviour.Read it and realise the depth of public anger at Parliamentary corruption.
Monday, 23 March 2009
Lest anyone be tempted to defend McNulty
The political class has come terribly close to justifying McNulty's thieving today. The Magistrate's tones are far more restrained than mine, but his indignation is none the less;