Not content with a massive overspend on the games and not content with hiring a company that is obviously incompetent yet still demands payment for a service it has failed to deliver and not content with clogging the arteries of the nations capital for a few days of sports; the 2012 Olympics has turned more into a paramilitary exercise than an event of sporting cooperation.
We appreciate that ‘calling in the troops’ is a sensible way to provide the personnel that GS4 have failed to provide but in combination with the containment fences, CCTV surveillance systems and all the other ‘precautions’ the London Olympics is yet another failure that is costing the public some £24billion according to figures – this is ten times more than the original estimate but of course according to Tessa Jowell at the time, it’s government money isn’t it!
Rocket launchers on top of people’s homes? Is this really necessary? Do you feel safer? Is this an exercise in policing the games or an exercise in exercising control over the people? The lines are blurring and the concerns are rising.
When will the people of this country learn?