Grantham Journal Letter: Defence committee has outlived its relevance

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Ian Mihill’s article (Journal, February 15) confirms that the surest way for any organisation to neutralise opponents is to massage their egos by inviting them into their tent, there to immerse them in their culture to the point where they go native.

President Lyndon B. Johnson’s description of this tactic is more succinct but less printable.

In allowing themselves to be used as apologists for the politico-medical establishment, Grantham Hospital Defence Committee has lost sight of its founding objectives and outlived any relevance to the people of Grantham.

Alan Fox

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