The amount of hot air that is emerging from No 10 these days adds weight to the argument for tapping this potent geothermal energy source to decrease our dependency on fossil fuels. Luckily for us Gordon Brown is a non-renewable energy source and we will not have to put up with his guff forever. The latest Brown turd burger comes in the form of 'engaging the public' with citizens' juries on a variety of policies such as health and education.
Even Baldrick and his turnip could come up with something more effective than Brown's pathetic pretence at listening. A citizens' jury is a small group, hand picked by government, that is given a few hours to listen to 'independent' evidence and then make a decision about a complicated area of policy. The flaws in this sham are glaring:
Are the members of the citizens' jury representative of their community? No, they are hand picked by the government departments.
Are the members of the jury expert or educated in the policy area in which they are making decisions? No, they will generally have no proper understanding of the complex policy issues and will be sucked in by the so called 'independent' evidence.
Will the 'evidence' be 'independent'? No, you can bet your bottom dollar that it will be spun in that typical government 'independent' manner.
How will the jury make decisions or feedback its opinion? You can guarantee that biased leading questions based on false premises will spin the feedback in the government 'independent' direction.
I could go on, but it is pretty obvious that the citizens' jury is something that even the Chinese communist party would be embarrassed by. It is frankly a fucking disgrace that complex policy is being spun by a hand picked bunch of Labour party friendly halfwits who have no knowledge of the policy area.
Policy should be sculpted with the help of the best and most knowledgeable experts in that policy area, we should not be reading in the most respected scientific journals that Gordon's policy is utter hogwash with no evidence behind it. The NHS consultation promises to be yet another case of the cretins in central government ignoring the best evidence to railroad through yet more destructive reform.
We live in the United Kingdom, not communist fucking China, and we should not have to put up with these brainless cretins wasting our money and fucking this country up. Not only do they have the nerve to lay waste to our public services but they also have the nerve to stick two fingers up to us at the same time, while shouting 'It's what the citizens want'. Fuck off Labour, you truly are a bunch of cunts.