Read the following, and then read it again. Putting aside the hang 'em high comments, can somebody please explain to me just how this country has developed to get to this? BBC Web page: School fights to evict paedophile So, with the "Western Style democracy and rule of law" that we seem so keen to impress upon countries in the Middle East. I ask the inevitable question of Blair and Co. - Do we think this would happen in Basrah? There again, it's been quite common for Iraqi Judges to be shot in the course of their' duties. Doesn't happen in this country, fortunately.