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The Geoff Hoon memorial poll

In honour of Geoff Hoon’s extraordinary outburst on Thursday evening, I thought I’d run this little poll by you:

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Now, from what he said on Question Time, I’m pretty sure he, like most of the rest of his party, is a life-then-liberty-then-property kind of guy. But who is to be more greatly admired – someone who sacrifices their life in the name of saving liberty or someone who sacrifices their liberty in the name of saving lifes? And what about property? Don’t many people applaud Tony Martin for defending his property?

I’m not entirely convinced that people really do see “life” as the ultimate right – it would be a very grim world if we did. So let’s have your vote and hear how you justify it.