Opinion

Making an art form out of cruelty to people who are unemployed

By Dr John Falzon
Updated October 28 2019 - 10:31am, first published October 1 2019 - 6:00pm

There's an old joke about a man who is on his hands and knees scouring the footpath under a street light. What are you looking for? a solicitous passerby asks him, joining him in his search. My key. I've lost my key, he replies. And you think you might've dropped it here? asks the passerby. No, no. I most likely dropped it a bit down the road, he confesses. So why are you looking here? he is asked. Because this is where the light is!

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