Damian Green or Britain as Banana Republic

by Andrew C. McCarthy

I don’t know how we missed this story but Roger Kimball has the stunning details of the police detention and home search of a member of the British Parliament’s loyal opposition, apparently for the “offence” of criticizing the Brown government’s indefensible record on immigration — aspects of which record the said government has apparently classified in order to avoid embarrassment, the very circumstance in which information should generally not be classified.