‘So what sort of people would you stop and search, then?’
‘Well, you watch the news.’
‘Of course I watch the news. What sort of people would you stop?’
‘You know, the sort of people who commit crimes. You watch the news.’
I've only just (via Lenin) discovered this little gem about police scanners and knife crime. It seems quite apt at the moment, as the moral panic gathers apace (though unfortunately the last couple of London victims have been black and Asian, and their faces have therefore failed to make the front pages).