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No place for Labour on
the moral high ground

Telegraph [UK], by Editorial

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/13/2013 7:45:02 AM

The Labour Party, Harold Wilson once said, “is a moral crusade, or it is nothing”. It is a view, one suspects, that is shared by Ed Miliband.[Snip]The subtext here, as in much of the Left’s language, is that Labour has a monopoly on compassion--that the Tories are not a party that kind and decent people can support. It is worth asking, then, by what right Labour lays claim to the moral high ground. For while its leader is palpably sincere in his belief that his is the party of social justice, its record in government, and its current policy

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This piece is important because it sews together the fabric binding British and American left-wingers. The undermining of democracy is not just happening in the UK or the US as two isolated phenomena--you can clearly see the familiar thread running through British left-wingers, tying them to our own home-grown bunch. I´m sure in my own mind that the two factions do cooperate and collaborate (plot, if you will), but very quietly.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 1/13/2013 8:51:50 AM     (No. 9113798)

All the jokes about a ´Labour´ party being the flagbearer for the welfare state have probably been told by now.

Perhaps all the lefty parties in the world should be labeled as such.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: f64, 1/13/2013 10:14:56 AM     (No. 9113941)

As the Bard might put it - "Labours Love Lost".

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