Sex at 16 – but no smoking afterwards
Read spiked editor Mick Hume's columns in The Times (London) this week.
Friday, 5 January 2007:
‘The government’s latest wheeze is to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes from 16 to 18. So let me see if I have this straight. You will be able legally to have sex at 16 – or younger, according to senior policemen – but the law won’t allow you a postcoital cigarette until two years later. Not even if you are married (legal age: 16)….’
Tuesday, 2 January 2007:
‘Against the Chelsea empire of Roman Abramovich, United have apparently become “the lesser evil”. Have these people no shame or self-respect? For years they have taunted us with their village idiot cries of “we support our local team”, and ridiculed Old Trafford as an American colony. Now we are expected to welcome their support for United as proxy good guys resisting a Russian invasion….’
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