Sunday, 14 August 2011

Basic fault finding

Everybody now seems to know exactly why waves of rioting broke out in Britain over the last week. Just in case you're not quite up to speed, here's the best guide to the consensus of informed opinion.

It remidns me of an old Dilbert cartoon. Various stereotypical office drones are in a meeting, brainstorming a problem. Everybody sitting round the table comes up with a solution that just happens to exactly match their personal area of expertese or prejudices. In the last panel, a porcupine sitting at the end of the table declares, 'We must stick them with quills! It's the only way!'