Just when you thought Labour couldn't get any more daft the massed ranks of the PC brigade, that have done so much the negatively affect some of what is good about Britain, look set to influence things in Edinburgh. Gavin Strang, who represents Edinburgh East in Westminster, is set to retire at the next election, so what is being suggested? A women only short list to select a new candidate! No mention of getting the best person for the job, instead we have the tired old mantra. "We talk about equality and things like that, that there is no 'glass ceiling', but when you look at that research, it kind of hits home." This from a lady named Patsy King who compiled the research that reveals that only one woman has represented Edinburgh since 1918. Social engineering looks good in paper, ticks all the boxes, but ultimately it's a curse on society.