It would be easy to lambast
the Crown Prosecuting Service for refusing to seek a longer prison term for Singh.
If such an outmoded imperial attitude lives on at the BBC perhaps it should also lambast
the Italians for serving pasta instead of fish and chips in Italy or the Chinese for using chopsticks in China.
But while scientists and some bioethicists lambast
the ruling, saying it will stifle new research, raise the cost of biotechnological progress and destroy the "gift ethic" that has characterized organ and tissue donations, others say the decision may have little impact, in part because very few people have truly rare cells.
Christopher Webber thinks Bruce Millington should not lambast
Cameron's cronies lambast
the ban on smoking in pubs as bad for the environment because landlords have installed patio heaters.
In a readable and passionately-argued book, Soros lambasts
Bush for domestic policies which favour the rich but fail to provide basic welfare for the poor, and for a foreign policy which is wreaking havoc the world over.