Common sense could overwhelm political correctness in Britain. Let’s hope it does before it’s too late. By James Slack in the Daily Mail, with thanks to Olivia:
Britain might quit the European Convention on Human Rights, Charles Clarke has said.
The former Home Secretary said there was public anger that the courts appeared to give the rights of terror suspects a “higher priority” than preventing possible bomb attacks.
On pulling out of the convention, Mr Clarke said: “It’s completely underestimated as a possibility, I think it could easily happen.
“If the court is not seen as upholding the interests of the public then the public will say “no thanks”.”