Political Football

So Tristram Hunt reckons the UK should, by rights and in perpituity, be governed and guided by the 1%?

In his speech to the Cambridge University Labour Club the Former Shadow Education Minister said;

You are the top one per cent. The Labour Party is in the shit. It is your job and your responsibility to take leadership going forward.” and;

“I am confident that – with the support of committed Labour activists from across the country, and from all walks of life – we can build a strong, credible and forward-looking movement that promotes the interests of the many, not the few.”

Several things worry me about these statements. In the first, the obviously more incendiary or the two excerpts, Mr Hunt seems to lack the basic self-awareness to recognise that the term ‘One Percent’ is currently in common use the world over to describe the obscenely wealthy…

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