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I don't know what it is about the UK, but they have a way of blaming social problems on the most unlikely scapegoats. Take unruly youth, for instance. Somehow the consensus has become that the problem is that they wear hoodies.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu May 4th, 2006 at 06:41:44 PM EST
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