Something must be done


davidwaldock:

This is actually how the law is made, right?

Originally posted on Love and Garbage - some commonplace musings:

A government spokesman today confirmed plans to press ahead with the Something Must be Done Bill. She said,

“During the year we saw things happen which were very serious – and while each of these serious things was dealt with by the police under existing laws, we have decided that if we appear to do nothing about these things that will be worse for us than doing something (or appearing to do something while actually doing nothing) because people will expect us to do something after we appeared on the television saying that something had to be done. Therefore after careful consideration we have identified a thing to do. And because this thing to do is something we have therefore concluded that this something must be done, even though it is – in effect – little more than what can be done at the moment. However. in order to disguise the fact that…

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About davidwaldock

Open University graduate student (MSc Science and Society), did health and life science at undergraduate level. Interested in how the Internet is transforming the ways in which the public(s) engage with science(s). Also interested in "the skeptical movement" as a form of science activism and it's effectiveness in achieving its goals. Interested in the representation of LGB types in science and in the periscience communities.

One response to “Something must be done”

  1. Graham Martin-Royle says :

    This is actually how the law is made, right?

    Unfortunately, sometimes yes!

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