“As a Catholic, I usually prefer people to suffer for as long as possible.” said Iain Duncan Smith today
“On the other hand, every scrounger who does the decent thing and offs himself… well it’s one less begging mouth for us normals to feed, isn’t it?”
The Work & Pensions Minister was sharing his mixed emotions following the outcome of yesterday’s House of Commons assisted dying debate.
“Yes, it’s true that Parliament has spoken” said the so-called IDS, adding “But we might think about an appendix to the disability claim form. Something on gloomy paper, pointing out the burden they represent for the rest of us.”
“We won’t waste government money on printing though, we’re going to ask if Swiss Air are interested in sponsoring it.”