Do these right-wingers actually listen to themselves?
‘Labour’ leader Keir Starmer gave an excruciating speech to the TUC Congress this morning. In a long drone in which he signalled his commitment to austerity, Starmer then told his presumably-incredulous audience that he knows a care-worker who works 14-hour days and still struggles every week – ‘Yes, every week’ – to make ends meet:
He and his aides presumably wrote and went through that speech. No one appears to have said, ‘Hang on…’
Starmer infamously ignored pleas from Labour back-benchers to support a £15-an-hour minimum wage – which he had promised in his leadership campaign – and he refused. He said Labour would give nurses just a £2-per-hour pay rise.
If his own sister can struggle ‘every week. Yes, every week’ to make ends meet, what will he do to the rest of us if he gets into Downing Street?
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