Alf despairs (often) about the inability of his fellow politicians to think clearly.
A good example of his colleagues going seriously off the rails has popped into the headlines today.
People who travel overseas to have sex with children will face a “strike” towards life imprisonment under new proposals that widen the net of the three strikes bill.
Alf wasn’t around, when the Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill – under which criminals would be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole on third conviction for any of 40 qualifying offences – was reported back from select committee yesterday.
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