Not although you idiot, because

When the crash came in 2008, Britain had almighty reason to be grateful for its welfare state. Although more GDP disappeared than in any previous slump since the war, inequality did not immediately increase but actually briefly fell,


3 thoughts on “Not although you idiot, because”

  1. So Much For Subtlety

    The Left used to celebrate Pol Pot’s inequality reduction programme.

    You would think they would remember the distinction between that and poverty.

  2. Inequality fell. Because some people who were rich were suddenly a lot less rich.

    And this is the world he prefers. That its better that the poor were poorer as long as the rich were less rich.

    Politics of envy.

  3. “. . . there was not the same penury and destitution as was suddenly evident in the US . . .”

    WTF man? Does this guy even know what he’s talking about? Most of us didn’t even *notice* the ‘crash’ except a lot of construction stopped for 4 years.

    Oh, and people didn’t stay out of work for 99 months because there was no work to be had. They stayed idle that long because that’s how long unemployment benefits were extended to nationwide.

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