We can now fold

One of the many conventions that mark our political action is to evaluate a legislature by the number of laws passed in Parliaments. As if quantity were everything and quality mattered very little. As if all legal texts were precise, clear and appropriate. Effective in regulating the situation that determines them. As if the regulations that develop its subsequent application were insubstantial rules, simple procedures, when they will be the ones that end up guiding the real pattern of what is intended and really sought. As if the phrase of the Count of Romanones had only the anecdotal value of the illustrated quote when it captures, even today and in itself, the true spirit of government policy: you make the law, which I will already make the regulation.

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