Chris Huhne: Britain should lead the world in cutting carbon emissions
Chris Huhne has called for Britain to lead the world in cutting carbon emissions, setting himself on a collision course with George Osborne, the Chancellor.
This is to allow Chris Huhne to walk tall among the environmentalists. To accept, nay demand, their praise and applause after he comes out of jail for perverting the course of justice.
Damn the costs to the rest of us, damn whether a 20% or30% cut in anything at all is needed, damn whether it even happens or not.
By demanding it, regardless of the cost (and for a certain type of greenie, the higher the cost the better), Huhne has guaranteed himself speaking fees and adulation to the end of his days.
Public choice economics, it explains so much about the world.