What a squalid unprincipled figure Prime Minister David Cameron cut as he travelled around the Middle East like a cheap barrow boy trying to flog his deadly wares.
He had the cheek to interfere in the internal affairs of Syria accusing the government of abusing human rights, yet did not show the same moral stance against the obnoxious Gulf dictatorships he was trying to curry favour with.
The British government has bolstered some of the most authoritarian regimes in the world including the Bahrain regime which has revoked citizenship of 31 of its opposition member, banned public protests and meetings and violently suppressed opponents.
Not a tweet in protest from Cameron, as he sucks up to the rich Saudi autocrats hoping to sell them fighter planes and other arms on behalf of BAE.
It is outrageous that the Prime Minister uses public money acting as an arms salesman for the likes of privately owned BAE. Maybe he should give up his job and go join them for he is of no use to the British people.
It is interesting to note that BAE boss Alan King takes home a basic salary of £1 million a year and according to the 2010 BAE annual report already has a guaranteed pension sum of £11m.
The British arms industry is subsidised by the British taxpayer to the tune of over £850ma year - note no talk of the government cutting back on that bill.
I hope the next Labour government will put a stop to dealing in the arms trade altogether and pursue a more ethical policy in the export market.