Quote of the day: Inquiries

Simon Jenkins in his Guardian article – We want Blair’s head. But Chilcot won’t give it to us - has a wonderful final sentence about the nature of inquiries into the Iraq war, by Hutton, Butler, and now Chilcot:

“It is to this that democratic accountability is reduced: long periods of silent inertia interrupted by occasional spurts of blood.”

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