Wednesday, April 11, 2012

It is a truth universally acknowledged

Given enough time, the primary purpose of every bureaucracy becomes the employment and comfort of its employees.

Daniel Hannan, scourge of the European Union, a guy that the whole planet should heed:

It turns out that Herman Van Rompuy and Baroness Ashton travelled in two separate private jets to the same meeting in Russia. Their flights left Brussels within four hours of each other, both with plenty of empty seats.
Eurocrats are forever lecturing the rest of us about carbon emissions. Perhaps they feel that, by imposing their targets and regulations, they have done their bit, and no further action is needed on their part.

1 comment:

  1. Or maybe they think the Proles just aren't going to notice. Mr. B. is currently reading "1984" aloud for our evening entertainment. I like Mark Steyn's recent remark on that book:

    "People of a conservative disposition read that book and think he’s warning of a dystopian future. People of the left read it and use it as a manual.”

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