Thursday, July 30, 2009

Protecting the Innocent - FAIL!

Charles Chauvel should think a bit harder before he speaks. At the end of a screed of Orwellian doublespeak worthy of a separate post, we find this...
I will vote yes to protect the rights of those who cannot defend themselves;
Who removed the defense of reasonable force?

Oh that's right! This entire debate (and Charles Chauvel) is campaigning to make sure that parents "cannot defend themselves". Apparently in order to stop people defending themselves, we have to resort to talking about those who cannot defend themselves.

I did mention the post was Orwellian!

Then there's the whole thing about the implication of "protecting the innocent child". Reasonable force was legal for correction.

You know, that which happens to a child when they are guilty of an offense.

It's hard to find words to describe the utter stupidity of some things the yes vote says, but on this blog, we need just one:


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