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LeftishBrit

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7. I'm not joining forces with 'the right' as defined by the haters of public services and the welfare
Sat Jul 7, 2012, 02:03 PM
Jul 2012

Last edited Sat Jul 7, 2012, 03:03 PM - Edit history (1)

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The Torygraph writers occasionally get something correct (it can take people with actual experience of e.g. banking and high finance to know fully what's going on); but for the most part they are just shrill haters of public services, poor people and minorities, and, since they went online, allies of the anti-Obama Christian Right.

We need to preserve the social safety net and the role of public services against their enemies, and that cannot be done by collaboration with teabaggers and their British equivalents, or with the Colonel Blimp-Rush Limbaugh hybrids who dominate the RW British media! Let the right feel as hopeless and apathetic as possible; while the left increase their activity, together with those who may be apolitical from a party point of view but still value the public services, do not worship the free market as a god, and do not equate poverty with 'choosing' dependency and needing to be cut loose to stand on your own feet.

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