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His demands albeit reduced to three puts him no better light than that of a stubborn kid crying for the moon.
He added, 'It would be welcome, though it feels at times like crying for the moon, if politicians and commentators could refrain from speaking as if punishment were essentially about the expression of disapproval and the infliction of legally-controlled suffering and not much more.'
Hopes of wedded bliss with Dodi might just be crying for the Moon.