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Stupid is as Stupid does

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Stupid is as Stupid does

In the movie, Forrest Gump, the main character was asked several times if he was stupid.

Forrest Gump replied “Stupid is as stupid does”, meaning that a person should be judged by his actions, not his appearance.

 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7009807/David-Beckham-arrives-court-faces-driving-ban-using...

 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/04/16/ant-mcpartlin-arrives-court-face-drink-drive-charge-cras...

 

https://www.itv.com/news/granada/2019-05-04/student-jailed-for-driving-away-from-court-minutes-after...

 

 

What were they thinking ?

Ant, didn't fork out for a taxi !

David B didn't use Bluetooth in his Posh car !

Student Saif Shaikh drove away from Court after being banned !!!!!

 

At least leaving the hearing Beckham, who had arrived at court in a chauffeur driven black Range Rover, got back into the car and departed.

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Re: Stupid is as Stupid does

Is £925 fine/costs/surcharge fee a deterrent for someone of his means?

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No deterrent at all.

Fines should be a percentage of income, or assets, or at least "means-tested" in some way.


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Re: Stupid is as Stupid does

Not meant to be bitter in any way, but the punishment is hardly proportionate is it.

Stupid is as stupid does as far as justice for all is concerned that's for sure. Sad


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@198kHz wrote:

No deterrent at all.

Fines should be a percentage of income, or assets, or at least "means-tested" in some way.


I think you'll find many people on the same wavelength as you with that idea

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@7up  Aye - hit them where it Hertz!  Wink


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@7up 

Up to a point, but given that the Beckhams are worth an estimated one billion, how much would you have to squeeze them until the pips squeak? Even a six month driving ban is laughable. 

Far better some restriction on freedom such as community work and no, not teaching some inner city kids to play football either, picking up roadside litter for a few weeks should do it I reckon. Thumbs_Up


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