No more distressing moment can ever face a British government than that which requires it to come to a hard, fast and specific decision.
Is there any wonder why we are in such big trouble? Any question why the people don’t trust their government anymore, and demand a change?
In a democracy, citizens pass judgment on their government, and if they are kept in the dark about what their government is doing, they cannot be in a position to make well-grounded decisions.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.