"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Where's The Labour Party?

I suppose we could ask that of any of the two main parties; the Conservatives have also detached themselves from their roots in an effort to win votes while the LibDems always did blow with the wind.

This is a really good video. It's written from a Scottish perspective but the core principles apply to us all. I ignored the blatant stereotyping at about 5:00 and assumed it's just artistic licence to make a point - that point being that communitarian, centrist policies can't last, that the Lib/Lab/Con have lost their way, and that politics is failing the people:

My thanks to SkelpitErse
(It's about half an hour long).

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