Because I enjoyed Brass Eye so much I allowed the quotation to run on. Next we heard Rhodes Boyson agreeing that it might be a good idea to have the cashback scheme policed by Richard Branson hovering over the offenders in a balloon.
These days satire has to run fast to keep ahead of reality. The BBC reports:
Given a year or two, I am sure the police will catch up with Chris Morris.
Police have played down reports that spy planes could be flown high above the streets of Merseyside as a way to fight anti-social behaviour.
Merseyside Police's new anti-social behaviour (ASB) task force is exploring a number of technology-driven ideas.
But while the use of surveillance drones is among them, they would be a "long way off", police said.