We have become used to seeing postersĀ  – usually relating to quick abortions – plastered on walls and lampposts. The local regional newspaper even carries colour advertisements in the classified section – columns long – in which people (with tiny photographs attached) extoll the virtue of one or other of these quacks, saying the money spent was well worth it. These people prey on the vulnerable, the poor, and the illiterate or ill-educated sections of our society as a whole. Why are they allowed to get away with this?

I was incensed to find this flyer tucked under my windscreen wiper the last time I was in town. Colour printing is still not cheap if one has it done commercially – another indication that these charlatans must be doing well. Judge for yourself: