We really need to find a way to take kids away from certain parents and look after them without fucking them up. Child protective services must know of countless terrible parents but fear taking their kids off them purely because they fear the solution is potentially worse than the problem.
I remember reading the above article about this back when it happened, I'm amazed it's taken this long. It's difficult to express the revulsion I feel, accusations of being 'utter c***' doesn't quite cut it somehow. I'm also struggling to imagine how someone who can do that can ever be rehabilitated back into society. For this life should surely mean life.
That reminds me, I have some clothes to dry. I swear you have to put a quid in the machines here to get the stuff dry and they only take 20p pieces. And half the time they don't work so your quid only gets you 4 minutes.
Join the navy they said. Live a life without limits they said.