Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Stupidest Parliamentary quote of the week

And what a week. I’m well aware that this choice precedes the abortion debate, but I’m confident it won’t be bettered.

From Dominic Grieve, Shadow Attorney General, in the ‘saviour siblings’ debate:

We are embarking on a new field of ethical activity - the creation of human beings specifically for the genetic benefit of others.

That’s reproduction. Try reading The Selfish Gene…

1 comment:

tim f said...

I'm sorry but I think this one has it beat - Edward Leigh, as reported on the bbc, said

"In modern Britain the most dangerous place to be is in your mother's womb."