Freedom Betrayed by a Population of Digital Snitches

The dubious doctor comments on the absurd story of a Welsh town councillor suspended from his party for calling a female politician belonging to another party a cow in a secret recording from last year.

The situation is made all the worse in the modern world by the speed with which what is morally absurd or unthinkable becomes morally obligatory, so that one has to consider not only what is unsayable now, but what might become unsayable in five or 10 years’ time.

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