As a member of the Labour Party, I would like to argue why I believe a DNA database, where swabs of DNA are taken at birth – and of people coming into the country – is not only fair but also vital.
And why? Well, because, he says,
everyone is a potential criminal.
I suppose that it has at least the virtue of honesty. The same position is put with a little more subtlety over at the Guardian's CommentIsFree.
By Alex Deane