One begins to wonder if an acute case of Stockholm Syndrome is the reason why Steve Pratt, having himself been the captive of a fascist regime, now advocates such a regime be inflicted on the rest of us.
In any event ABC Online are relating his latest foray, (as is the Canberra Times, and Steve’s release can be seen here) this time calling for the Victorian roadside drug testing to be implemented here.
Nevermind that the tests aren’t testing impairment (blood alcohol level testing has at least some relationship to how dangerous a driver actually is), but simply past drug use over some time, how can this not constitute an unwarranted search?
Why not send the cops round to people’s houses drawn out of a hat? Search for drugs, stolen goods, illegal pornography, subversive writing?
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Just think of all the dirty crims we can catch! Only the guilty will have anything to fear!
But Steve, what are you doing about fatigued drivers?
If this is a problem why aren’t we drug testing people charged with driving offences to get a feel for the incidence in genuine problem drivers? The ones who have given real cause for concern?
Someone needs to sic the truth in advertising boys and girls on this so called “Liberal” Party.