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(From Irish Independent)
Anyone who remembers those crazy Taliban guys and their fun-loving ways will probably recall one of their more chuckalicious Government ministries, the Department of the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice.
These were the lads who kept a close eye on what people were doing behind closed doors, as well as in public. They had a rigid social and moral code which they felt entirely comfortable imposing on anyone who disagreed with them and, of course, they weren't elected.
Which brings us to the Equality Authority - another unelected body which has taken upon itself the right to tell the rest of us what is and is not morally acceptable. Last Thursday, the EA's offices were used as the site to launch the latest example of thin-lipped, whiny miserablism, the …