Friday, June 13, 2008

Harriet ("throw away the key") Harman

Politaholic watched PMQ's on BBCIPlayer yesterday. Who was that sitting on the frontbench nodding in agreement as Brown defended locking people up for six weeks without charge? Harriet Harman, former stalwart of what was then the National Council for Civil Liberies (NCCL) and is now Liberty (during her radical five minutes, an essential item on any ambitious posh girl's CV). What must it feel like to sit there while the Tories argue against "ineffectual authoritarianism" on the grounds of civil liberties? Ah, times change...


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