Blair, the death penalty, and double effect

Stumbling and Mumbling hasn’t made it to the Slugger blogroll yet, but it’s only a matter of making the time. For anyone who heard Tony Blair stumble (16.45 in, Adam Boulton the interrogator) on the death penalty for Sadam Hussein, here is a reasonable explanation: double effect.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty