MINISTERS want to block the phone numbers of prostitutes who advertise their services in newspapers and telephone booths in an attempt to stifle the illegal sex trade.
Police forces would identify suspected prostitutes to the telephone companies, which would be required to cut off their numbers.
What the... I mean... I... Corwhumph! (Being an exclamation that only readers of the Jennings books might recognise.)
Timmy sums the situation up nicely.
A telephone company is a private business. A legal one I might add. And prostitution is also a legal business.
How in fuck can ministers assume to intervene in a private contract between two entirely legal businesses in this manner?
And Mark Wadsworth follows up in the comments.
Oh yes, and shut down the newspapers in which they advertise, prosecute the printers who do those thoroughly entertaining cards you see in ‘phone boxes, jail doctors who treat prostitutes for aiding and abetting, burn down any property which has ever been used as a brothel, make Durex only available to married couples etc. etc.
That’ll fix it.
There really is nothing more to add, except to say that the people by whom we are ruled are complete fucking arseholes—and dangerous arseholes at that. Have they run out of things to ban already? Surely not.
The government has no justification for fucking about in the private affairs of private individuals or private companies: fuck them, fuck them right in the ear.
If this law should come in, I am going to produce a whole load of those postcards—advertising sex—and then I am going to put the telephone number of every MP that I can find onto those cards.
After all, the only—and crucial—difference between those prostitutes who advertise in 'phoneboxes and those fucking little whores in the House of Commons is that those turds in the House take our money whether we want to use their services or not.
Time to sharpen the cockroaches, excite the Candiru fish and then, after nature has had its merry way and the MPs' screaming has died to a mere whimper, hang them—hang them all.