Tuesday, July 10, 2007

What did you say?

Louise Casey, the "respect tsar" for U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair's "Respect Task Force", thinks it's time for Britons to be more polite. "There's a public service responsibility to try to uphold certain standards of decency," she said, and everyone should do a good deed every day. "It's important to help old ladies across the road," she said as an example. "I'd love London buses to have announcements telling passengers to give up their seats to pregnant women." (London Telegraph) ...Whereas I'd prefer a society that did that without being told.

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