13 August 2008

Charles engages in anti-GM hysteria

One of the UK's biggest beneficiaries, Prince Charles, is in the Daily Telegraph today saying:

"What we should be talking about is food security not food production - that is what matters and that is what people will not understand.

"And if they think its somehow going to work because they are going to have one form of clever genetic engineering after another then again count me out, because that will be guaranteed to cause the biggest disaster environmentally of all time."

He gets hundreds of thousands of pounds of subsidies every year from Brussels, subsidies that prop up your farms against competition from more efficient farmers in other countries, from South America to Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

He's also a widely esteemed biologist and scientist of course, oh no that's right, he talks to plants and embraces a wide range of religions. Qualifications for the future Head of State to express such controversial views surely.

Hasn't this untrained bludger off of European taxpayers disqualified himself from being a future apolitical head of state often enough?

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