"Freedom and Whisky gang thegither"
- Robert Burns
Thursday 18 July 2002
Yesterday, it was local council workers. Today, it's MPs. It looks like the entire public sector is rushing to upgrade their pensions before the public gets too angry. Well, lots of us are angry now. Apparently, Iain Duncan Smith said that he wouldn't take the additional pension because it "would send the wrong signal." Never mind "signals"; why not just say that the increase is wrong?