By Darren Atwater | Wednesday 17 May 2017
The Tory-controlled media has been working overtime to convince voters that Labour wants a return to the bad old days of the 70s, with its fox hunts, its universities for the elites, and, wait... that's not right. Oh yes, the Tory-controlled media says that the Labour manifesto is a pinko-commie cloud-cookoo land fiscal LSD dream.
Exhibit one is this Evening Standard (George Osborne, esq, editor) cover from yesterday:
Holy Thatcher! I don't want to go to a reëducation camp and I can't afford to buy denim jeans on the black market, I work for ShareProphets!
But then I read this piece by Paul Mason, who created the chart below. And—waydaminute—these numbers don't add up. By which I mean, these numbers add up very well, and even add a little bit of a surplus. Possibly for a jam-making kit for all of us* citizens, hint hint?
This chart looks legit to me, and it may be a game changer for the next three weeks of polling.
If you agree, give me some support in the comments below. If you don't, well, I chat with you most days anyway, Tom.
* Once again, I note that I am not a citizen of the UK but thanks to some sort of Sun Never Sets/Cecil Rhodesian colonialism, I get to vote.
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