Skip to comments.The Labour elite's secret problem -- they can't stand the working class (Liberals same everywhere)
Posted on 08/17/2013 8:13:18 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
How long does it take for the penny to drop? It is amazing how slow voters have been to see that the two major parties have been stolen from them, and are now their enemies.
I spend a lot of time here pointing out that the Tory Party is a now a nest of anti-British, anti-family liberals. But Labour is just as bad.
The Labour Party of 1945 was pretty Left-wing. But it was patriotic, Christian and genuinely working-class. It hated cheats and it loathed crime. Several members of the Labour Cabinet of 1948 voted to keep the death penalty.
It did not support immigration. It set up the NHS to care for hard-working people whose illnesses were in many cases caused by that hard work. It was (rightly) deeply suspicious of the first steps towards creating what is now the EU.
It supported grammar schools, seeing that they gave the children of the poor a ladder out of that poverty. It favoured strong national defences.
I suspect that millions of Labour voters still feel roughly the same way. But the party does not. Like the Tory top deck, Labours London elite loathe and despise their members.
We have absolute proof of this thanks to the meeting between Gordon Brown and Mrs Gillian Duffy during the last Election, when Mr Brown responded to Mrs Duffys completely reasonable fears about mass immigration by calling her a bigot behind her back. He apologised for being caught but who can doubt it was his real view?
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Tell me about it. As always, I am . . .
Amazing, how similar this sounds to the liberals in the US. At one time, there were liberals that I could disagree with, but could also understand and respect. There were even liberal statesmen. Not in the last 35+ years, though.
We need a translation table to and from British to American politics, in order to understand what the UKIP party faces, and so on. I wonder what the British equivalent to a limousine liberal is? How about a wine-and-cheese liberal?
It’s similar to how many of our Republican elite hate the GOP base. They are ashamed of relying so heavily on white Christians, especially from the South. They’d much prefer to count urban whites, blacks, and Hispanics as their voters, but unfortunately for them those voters hate them as much as the GOP elites hate their own base.
It’s always amusing to hear lefties pontificate about how much they value the “working man” and “middle class” - they’re such smug elitist snobs that most of them would be bored and mortified if they had to spend more than a couple of hours or so every day with the “lower classes” in an equal status as their own.....
The Democrat Party abandoned the white working class decades ago when they began advocating for mass immigration and race-based preferences for non-whites.
The GOP took in those disenfranchised white working class voters, but then sold out their interests in favor of the interests of global corporatists.
With the Democrat Party increasingly using anti-white rhetoric to galvanize their minority base to vote, and the GOP now abandoning the white working class' interests to court the Hispanic vote -- the white working class has no party looking out for them.
Neither party representing the interests of a majority of the historic population is how UKIP got a foothold. It's past due that another party arises that represents the interests that the GOP is ignoring.
It is so disheartening that even on issues where the majority hold conservative views - against racial preferences, for reducing legal immigration (or at least opposition to increasing it) - the GOP is completely worthless.
Whether it’s cowardice or contempt for their own voters I don’t know. It’s probably both. But as you say, working class and middle class whites, the core of the nation, are finding fewer and fewer politicians willing to stand up for their interests.
The most dangerous place on the face of the earth is between a liberal and their money. They are fine with spending other people’s money though.
They are hypocrites with a capital “H”. Trade unionists are the worst for being so cheap they squeak. Nobody should make anything except them and what can they get for free because they are entitled to it.
This is from over 15 years experience as a contractor and also being in a union for about 8 years previously.
"Share it fairly but don't take a slice of my pie."
For ‘limousine liberal’ see ‘champagne socialist’