The statement from Gordon Brown that “We can’t promise that every single item of information will always be safe because mistakes are made by human beings” beggers belief (see article here). It’s a ludicrous thing to say. Can you imagine a CEO making a similar statement. This is leadership of the lowest possible calibre – in fact it’s not leadership at all in any way, shape or form.
This is the same prime-minister who can take time out to make a statement about the non-issue of some twerp of a TV presenter acting like an idiot (see article here) but backs down on something that’s really important. Good grief. Talk about priorities.