I kept reading this right down to the very bottom of the page expecting to see it was a joke but it just seemed to get worse.
At the risk of being accused of being a “racist” for asking; Who is dumber, Mr Tredinnick or the people who elect him ?
A Tory MP has claimed NHS over-crowding could be solved by doctors using astrology to treat patients.
David Tredinnick said consulting the stars would “take huge pressure off doctors” and predicts astrology will “have a role to play in healthcare.”
The MP for Bosworth in Leicestershire also admitted he had prepared astrological charts for fellow MPs.
In an interview with this month’s Astrological Journal, the controversial MP said: “There would be a huge row over resources.
“However, I do believe that astrology and complementary medicine would help take the huge pressure off doctors.
“Ninety per cent of pregnant French women use homeopathy.
“Astrology is a useful diagnostic tool enabling us to see strengths and weaknesses via the birth chart.
“And, yes, I have helped fellow MPs. I do foresee that one day astrology will have a role to play in healthcare.”
He added that opponents to astrology were “bullies”, saying: “Astrology offers self-understanding to people.
“People who oppose what I say are usually bullies who have never studied astrology.
“They never look at it. They are absolutely dismissive. Astrology may not be capable of passing double-blind tests but it is based on thousands of years of observation.
“Hippocrates said, ‘A physician without a knowledge of astrology has no right to call himself a physician,’
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