Gutless government lets carnage continue

If an Aer Lingus jumbo was blown out of the sky in the morning, how would you react?

18th February, 2006

If an Aer Lingus jumbo was blown out of the sky in the morning, how would you react? How would we expect the government to react? We would expect leadership of the Rudolph Giuliani kind, as seen in the days after 9/11, wouldn’t we? We would expect to see all the powers of the state come down on the terrorists, both for justice and to prevent it happening again.

Even civil libertarians would probably...

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