Wednesday, August 21, 2013

What freedom of the press in the UK looks like


(The Guardian's smashed computer, which they were forced to destroy while GCHQ officials stood around and joked about black helicopters)

While the Guardian has been too chickenshit to name names over who threatened them into doing this, the Independent has the dirt: it was Cabinet Secretary Jeremy Heywood acting on the direct orders of the Prime Minister. Heywood is clearly not the sort of person who can be trusted to hold senior office in a democracy. If the UK people want their country back from the spies, he has to go.