April 1st, 2013

Quote of the Day

Ed West poses a fundamental question

“..how do the not-very-intelligent survive in an information-based free-market economy? Until the Left deals with that in an honest, non-PC way, they’ll continue to fail the vulnerable.”


  1. 1
    Blowing Whistles says:

    was it ever about the vulnerable or caring for the less wealthy? No it was not.


    • 8
      or well donkey benjamine says:

      tut tut
      is there a difference between the ignorant fearful economic quosh and the quosh it is stolen back with
      dear faux guido
      the right wing needs to be careful on issues of love despite its grip on the hegemony of organised religion and so called free thinking since supposed enlightenment
      it appears washed up upon rock sure line like a prudish in the nude pointing fingers at those with trunks on at least attempting to swim for it


      • 9
        you must be 'avin a laugh says:

        in an information based life form
        evolution dictates the ghetto know the reality
        god{love] or gun{force}
        mirror mirror {neurons}
        what is dumb?

        and PC are mostly more hegemonic arms of the ruling class
        attempting to flatten the opposition rather than playing field


        • 10
          you must be 'avin a laugh says:

          oh did it imply the modern ethics word in pc?
          rather than constabulary
          not sure
          thought the right wing were big on morals and stuff?
          but not debates like the greek democracy i guess
          or perhaps yes
          as they had slaves and wives who couldnt take part
          them romans are similar whom we are continuum of


          • or well donkey benjamine says:

            for the dumb at intuition and all that art stuff
            and those ignorant ivory towering with hate for slavery patois

            for quosh
            read = cosh + quash …etc brutal…by any means necessary where no civility abounds


  2. 2
    Peter Martin says:

    ““..how do the not-very-intelligent survive in an information-based free-market economy?”

    Not sure Lord Hall has finished creating £300k+ board roles yet.

    Oh… sorry… ‘free market’? As you were.


  3. 3

    How should we read this are ‘the not very intelligent’ vulnerable? Or are the vulnerable not very intelligent?


  4. 4
    Pollytwaddle says:

    Well, that’s easy!

    Because they’re thick, they’ll be poor and “vulnerable.” It would be “unfair” to let them live worse lives that those with brains and a job.

    THEREFORE, you lot with jobs and brains should keep them thick and jobless in luxury.



    • 6
      Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

      Does that mean you’re going to put up ‘vulnerable’ families in your homes in Tuscany and Hampstead/Belsize/Holland Park (or wherever you ‘slum it’ in London, with all the other ‘vulnerable’ people) and not charge them for rent, food, leccy, etc?


      • 12
        Pollytwaddle says:

        Of course not!

        You can’t uproot people from the “community” connections they have in their slums, can you?


  5. 5
    Oxymoron spotter says:

    information-based and non-pc
    I see an inherent problem there.


  6. 7
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Who said anything about those people “surviving”? That’s what programmes like the NHS are for, I would have thought! Ebenezer’s dictum, about the decreasing of the surplus population being a good thing, springs to mind as an hypothesis for why things are allowed to go on as they are…but of course, they’ll never be crass enough to come right out and tell you that.


  7. 13
    Rob says:

    ““..how do the not-very-intelligent survive in an information-based free-market economy?”

    They get a third in PPE and join the Labour Party.


  8. 14
    Labour Voting Scum says:

    The left don’t want to tinker with welfare because that is what most of their voters thrive on. The left thrive on co dependency and the neediness of their voters. A vicious cycle of needines and co dependency needs to be broken. It is pathetic.


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“Oddly, the person I feel sorriest for isn’t Brand himself – although he certainly comes across as a rather pitiable figure, projecting his own brokenness on to the world around him – but Johann Hari. Drummed out of Fleet Street for plagiarism, the former Independent columnist has washed up as “my mate Johann, who’s been doing research for this book”. For a genuinely talented polemicist, it would have been a humbling experience to have to treat this sub-undergraduate dross as the scintillating wisdom of a philosopher-king.”

Mycroft says:

Have you read the last bit of Animal Farm?

You know where the animals are looking through the Farmhouse window?

My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

Be careful, the sudden self-congratulatory tone, the slightly pudgy outline of indulgence and you become exactly what you should despise.

The jolly face of the Quisling Cameron poses for your camera has mesmerised and deceived you, you who were once not so deceived.

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