After saying this:

Instead, he said, the Government should insist that “our rights are priceless” and that: “The best way to face down those threats is to strengthen our institutions rather than to degrade them.”

He\’s retiring.

5 thoughts on “Sadly….”

  1. JM,, True, as I said in the comments in “Last Ditch”…

    The depressing thing about this event, and others like them, is that these members of “The Great and The Good” only discover their principles and start to criticise once they’re about to get their trotters out of the public trough and settle into comfortable, tax-payer-funded retirement.

  2. Former A-G Lord Goldsmith was the same about the extention of detention without charge – but I’d rather they support liberty at some point rather than never at all.

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