Thursday 27 April 2017

Will someone please save us from these busybodies?

Moral police: Lorraine Higgins has failed to get elected on several occasions. Photo: Tom Burke
Moral police: Lorraine Higgins has failed to get elected on several occasions. Photo: Tom Burke
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

One of the great delusions we spin children is that once they grow older, they will get to make their own choices.

Of course, when you're a kid, the prospect of being allowed to make your own choices is one that involves you eating as many sweets as you can shovel down your gob.

We were all brought up with the idea that as long you live in your parents' house, you're under their rules.

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