Own goals from the same distance reveal the opposite - stupidity, tunnel vision and profound ineptitude. No examples in football, but plenty in politics. The most recent is this article by Lame Fox in the Telegraph.
An island nation like Britain, with so many interests in so many parts of the world – 92 per cent of trade moving by sea, around 10 per cent of our citizens living abroad – is inevitably going to be affected by global instability.So, of course, it has been entirely correct to gut the Royal Navy, destroy naval aviation and to go ahead with the construction of two aircraftless carriers solely to keep jobs in the Clyde, which benefits only the Scottish
The wanker Fox also appears to be unaware that HMS Cumberland, the command ship for the belated Libyan intervention, was on its way home to be scrapped. Please, can someone put him out of our misery?