Some of you have been cruelly satirising Charles Moore’s plaintive plea from the very wealthy for a bit more understanding. They have ghettoes too you know. Can you imagine the pain of having to eat every day at the Goring Hotel in Belgravia?
Who will think of Binky?
This week it’s all gone a bit Gordon Gekko but we liked the interjection of Alan Duncan, a sort of Alan B’Stard on acid. Yesterday he spurted: “May I support the Prime Minister in fending off those who are attacking him, particularly in thinking of this place, because if he doesn’t, we risk seeing a House of Commons which is stuffed full of low-achievers who hate enterprise, hate people who look after their own family and know absolutely nothing about the outside world.”
That outside world bit was a bit rich wasn’t it? Anyway we’re loving this new meme it’s kicked off with people suggesting just what sort of low-life, do-nothing peasants he might have had in mind. Here’s a quick list to get you started:
‘Orrible enterprise-hating low-achievers all of them!