- Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:17 pm #637478
It's the attitude suburban Mailites like my dad have held for years, as well as being an easy way to curry favour with small state cranks (wasn't it a few years ago when Gove was talking about tackling "the blob" of bureaucracy within the education department?)satnav wrote: ↑Sat Feb 13, 2021 4:24 pmI think the proposed reform of the NHS is just a wheeze by Johnson and his pals to try and lay much of the blame for the government's failings in the pandemic on the NHS.
Clearly they can't blame the doctors and nurses because they have got a lot of support in the country but if the government starts to point the blame at bureaucrats, overpaid managers, pen pushers and red tape many people could be persuaded into believing that most of the mistakes in the pandemic were down to NHS structures and procedures rather than ministerial incompetence.
“Conservatism consists of exactly one proposition, to wit: there must be in-groups whom the law protects but does not bind, alongside out-groups whom the law binds but does not protect.” - Frank Wilhoit