Yesterday I wrote how a daft plan to interfere with buzzards (Buteo buteo) was abandoned after a public outcry. Not long after that a daft plan to sell off our national forests also was abandoned. Today timr6 at Green Living London writes how another daft plan, this time to cull badgers (Meles meles), is ‘postponed’.
Owen Paterson, head of the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), we know that you’re a career politician. It’s a dirty job but somebody has to do it. One of the things you have to do is back down when a plan is daft. Take the flak about ‘Government U-turns’, hold your head up, grow a pair and cancel the badger cull.