The present Labour Party may be the most heinous government the UK has ever had, but they are certainly clever when they become Machiavellian. We all thought that big government and state benefits were signs of a government that cared for the people.
This has now proved to be absolute rubbish. What they were really after was making a substantial percentage of the population dependent on Labour, whether they like it or not.
Workers employed by the state have rocketed in line with the number of people on benefits. And considering that the Tories would naturally try to reduce both state workers and those on benefits, Labour has a guaranteed vote in any future election from fear of losing job or income.
It could be Labour forever. Beat that for a living nightmare.
© Anthony North, Mar 2007
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