by UnHerd
Monday, 17
February 2020
Audio
10:15

LISTEN: Tom Chivers on Andrew Sabisky and eugenics

Our columnist features on The Today Programme to discuss Andrew Sabisky
by UnHerd

UnHerd columnist Tom Chivers featured on The Today Programme this morning to discuss Dominic Cummings’s latest hire, Andrew Sabisky and his controversial views on eugenics. Describing Sabisky as a “deeply strange guy”, Chivers added that the Tory aide was also “bright and interesting” — traits that fit well with the ‘weirdo’ criteria outlined in Cummings’s original job posting. Have a listen below…

 

 

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  • Grow a spine lads. Sabitsky was arguing to steralise poor people nowt to do with embryo selection to avoid illness. What era are we living in when two grown-up journalists are more concerned about the semantics of the word eugenicist than calling out an extremist who managed to pass all the checks and get a job in the center of government. And tbh Galton would probably be more embarassed to be associated with Sabitsky than vice versa.

    “One way to get around the problems of unplanned pregnancies, creating a permanent underclass would be to legally enforce universal uptake of long-term contraception and the onset of puberty,” Andrew Sabitsky

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