Friday, 7 May 2010

Lopsided Inheritance

The big news yesterday was, of course, the surprise announcement that most modern humans descended from ancient stock that left Africa early on are, in fact, 1%- 4% Neanderthal.*

So species inter-breeding is possible within the wider human family.

But I wouldn't expect to see even 4% of the Lib-Dem programme make the statute books if Clegg gets into bed with Cameron.

& we're still left with the mystery of why exactly the Neanderthals and modern humans couldn't co-exist in Europe....oh, hang on there's another analogy just forming in the back of my brain...

*As anyone who has ever watched an interview with Blackburn Rovers' manager already knew.

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