Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Be careful what you wish for

Now that the dust has settled on Michael Gove's demise, here are a couple of things that may dampen that initial euphoria.

First, there's children's laureate Michael Rosen pointing out that while Gove may be gone, his legacy will live on and is unlikely to be reversed.

And then there's the identity of his replacement as Education Secretary: Nicky Morgan, a committed Christian whom the National Secular Society suspect may well allow her personal faith to influence her decision-making - as she did with the vote on gay marriage, despite being Minister for Women and Equalities.

While I'm not saying it's better the devil you know, things don't look quite so rosy in the cold light of day, do they?

(Thanks to Zoe and Adam respectively for the links.)

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