Ignoring most vulnerable is uncivilised
Published 16/10/2010 | 05:00
Listening the other week to British Prime Minister David Cameron addressing his party's conference, I was struck by something he said regarding a democratically elected government's responsibilities to its citizens:
"Yes, fairness means giving money to help the poorest in society.
"People who are sick, who are vulnerable, the elderly -- I want you to know we will always look after you.