Shalom Lappin, in response to some of the negative criticism it has attracted, has a four-point defence of the Euston Manifesto that's worth reading.
High point: In 1) he illustrates by example that you don't have to have supported the invasion of Iraq to sign it. A point well-made.
Low point: In 3) he illustrates by example that you don't have to know any economic history to sign it. A point, um - well I'm sorry, but really!
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