Don’t spare huntsmen


Here’s an interesting and perceptive letter from an Observer reader, in response to the absurdly biased Press reporting of the Boxing Day hunts. All I can say is … how completely true, and how incredible that we have a government which is complicit in this law-breaking and brutality.


Observer letters
Don’t spare huntsmen

David Cameron’s friends appear to believe that if they arrogantly break a law supported by 75% of the population, it should be labelled as “unworkable” and changed to suit them (“Cotswolds hunters say guilty verdict won’t stop record Boxing Day turnout”, News). We don’t allow burglars or racists to argue that way. Criminals break the law, are prosecuted and convicted, and the world moves on; our sympathy should be with the victims of their callousness.

Christopher Clayton