Originally Posted by Owain

I think this post highlights how the state of our politics has fallen to the point where no one can articulate any cogent vision of how to properly govern based on a reliable set of sensible principles. It's all about the "other guy" and how bad they are. Don't look at what we're doing, just look at what they did. "As long as we somehow manage to be slightly less bad in some small regard, then that should be good enough." Is what come across.

For who could be free when every other man's humour might domineer over him? - John Locke (2nd Treatise, sect 57)