A bracing view of what politics could be has just surfaced on that oasis of common sense, David Vance's Irish blog. Staunch contributor Pete Moore offers a few simple ideas to straighten out the visa system for Pakistani students entering Britain.
Brown was droning on just a couple of weeks ago about how Afghanistan/Pakistan is the source of terror threats in this country,
Good idea for a new campaign: Speech lessons for the PM. Wonder if Rik Mayall is free?
therefore are soldiers must stay in Afghanistan.
Are soldiers? Few quid spent on literacy might not go amiss, either.
So of course thousands of locals are still pouring into the UK - well done, New Labour voters.
Don't mention it.
The case for a complete halt to all immigration, without exceptions, from either country, is impeccable
Whoever thought it was a good idea to put the brightest young Pakistanis through the education system of a liberal democracy? Much better for the war on extremism if they're educated in a strict Muslim universe.
along with a programme of mass deportations.
If you say so. Though there are an awful lot to shift. What we need is a Heydrich, or at least an Eichmann. Do you fancy it?
The case for voting for any party which will not do this simply does not exist.
The case for investing in companies making electric prods, cattle trucks and razor wire sounds very strong indeed. Win-win all round, Pete.