The inaugural award for mixed metaphors goes to David J Hunter for this passage in a poorly argued, but not otherwise woefully expressed effort. It’s in an interesting e-zine (pdf) – Eurohealth hosted by the LSE.
But the jury is out and the stakes and risks are high with the genie out of the bottle there is no turning back.
I offer this in the spirit of fun rather than superiority – which is to say that I won’t promise not to be caught out saying something just as silly myself one day. Readers might like to contribute their own favourites.