September 24, 2012
Britain's Class War
Melanie Phillips, Daily Mail
Once upon a time, the Lib Dems were gently mocked as woolly, organic yogurt-eating sandal-wearers — harmless eccentrics who could be indulged because they would never get their hands on power. Now, however, we can see that they are about as harmless to the body politic as strychnine — and the Conservative Party, apparently helpless in their thrall, is meekly helping administer the poison. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has launched a two-prong attack on the middle classes. First, he declared yesterday that the ‘top ten per cent’ — around three million people earning more than £50,500 a year — should face more taxes. Read more:...
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