Comment is Free comment of the day

Its the profit motive thats destroying this country today. We need to adopt a planned economy that is there for the workers just as they had in the Soviet Union.

Yes, I do think that\’s a serious comment.

7 thoughts on “Comment is Free comment of the day”

  1. A “Planned Economy”? What like the last one? That worked really, really well didn’t it?
    I’m still trying to blot out the memories of queuing in Moscow, once to order the vodka, once to pay for it and then again to actually GET the damned stuff. The final and absolute proof the government could NOT organise a certain event in a Brewery if you locked them inside and opened all the taps with a hammer.
    As P J O’Rourke commented, politicians are like pinatas, bright, colourful and full of goodies while we, the voter are blindfolded, given a stick and try to knock some sense into them.

  2. I’m still trying to blot out the memories of queuing in Moscow, once to order the vodka, once to pay for it and then again to actually GET the damned stuff.

    I remember watching Michael Palin doing that in Leningrad in his Pole to Pole tour. What made it doubly funny was that he realised he needed a bag for what he’d bought, and had to go through the whole process again.

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