Here we are again ...
"We need a radical new approach if we are to restore the liberty of the law-abiding citizen. My view is very clear: their freedom to be safe from fear has to come first. Yes, in theory, that is what is supposed to happen through the traditional court processes. In practice it doesn't."
"The real choice, the choice on the street, is not between a criminal law process that protects the accused and one that doesn't; it is between a criminal law process that puts protection of the accused in all circumstances above and before that of protecting the public."
The stopped clock is right twice a day.
Actually, the more I look at Blair's speech the more uneasy I become for British liberty - and the more angry at his dishonesty. More later.