Monday, 15 June 2009

Competence is what matters

"When I call a plumber, I'd rather have a curmudgeonly miser who does a good job than a thoroughly nice chap who doesn't. Given that the task of running the country is even more important than unblocking a u-tube, it seems obvious to me that politicians should also be judged first and foremost on how well they do that job, not on their moral rectitude."
Blog at Comment is Free Belief (Posted 12 June, while I was away).