Until recently I was aware of Delingpole only as the author of How To Be Right
(one of those 'It's cool to be Conservative! The left are the real squares daddio! type books), and as the subject of this
Spiked Online piece in which, despite a broadly sympathetic interviewer, he still manages to come across as a horrifying little creep.
Well bliss was it in that dawn to be alive me old muckers, for the bastard has trampled onto my mental landscape again via an evil
little article on the travails of Binyam Mohamed.
(For those who don't wish to soil themselves, or who'd like a bit of analysis to go with their shit sandwich, the Back Towards the Locus blog has a nice riposte here
To be honest, I'm not sure I don't prefer this upfront 'fuck the prisoners and pass the electrodes' stuff to the more usual, oh so very serious ruminations on the subject which hold that while torture is of course a dreadful
thing, it might perhaps be needed in very exceptional circumstances such as...(insert columnists preferred rationalisation, usually involving a scenario thus far encountered nowhere outside 24) here.
At the end of a long day, they're all swine.[/code]