England's leading libertarian (dare I say, leading anarcho-capitalist?), Dr Sean Gabb, sees evidence that the New Labour project is descending into East German Stasi-like levels of societal breakdown:
I have just been sent one of the most disgusting newspaper articles I have seen this year. It is from today’s issue of The Guardian, and describes how the British Government is considering a scheme to reward those who inform on benefit cheats. Astonishingly, the Ministers seem to think this will make people more inclined to vote Labour at the next general election. If they are right, I am not sure how much longer I want to live in this parody of a country. (And so say all of us - JM.)
But, now I have said enough about the proposed scheme, let me explain what I find so disgusting about it.
Read on, MacDuff...