A new presumption of guilt

An amusing letter in The Guardian:

We have heard from this government before that "we are dealing with a very big terrorist plot" (). There was the very big "ricin plot" in 2002, with no ricin, plotted by a terrorist ringleader with no ring. (That was just before the "weapons of mass destruction" intervention in Iraq, the WMD being linked by Tony Blair and Colin Powell to the "ricin plot".) There was the plot to bomb Old Trafford in 2004, the evidence apparently being two ticket stubs for different parts of the ground, in the hands of fans of foreign origin...

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