04 March 2012

As The Dog Returns To Its Vomit

Q: Who said that state provision of welfare would 'eliminate selective elimination' thus leading to more congenitally deformed and feckless people?

A: The Manchester Guardian, welcoming the NHS on 5 July 1948.

Eugenist then, eugenist now; more honest then, better at euphemistic language now.

1 comment:

Left-footer said...

Your research is really impressive, and your last line brilliantly laconic.

God bless!