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Sunday, September 01, 2002
A few days ago, the Spanish government (prop. Jose Maria Aznar), announced a ban on the Basque separatist movement Batasuna. Now, besides perhaps being a rather foolish move (note what happened when Sinn Fein was banned in Northern Ireland), this edict seems to have abolished part of the party altogether - I well remember that the party was called Eri Batasuna until a month or so ago.
But still, if it's possible to ban parties bit by bit, let's think of how we might deal with other, undesirable organisations. Consider the following:
Publican Party (Mine's a pint, please, George W.)Let's think of other ways to attenuate nonsense.
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