“After 65 years in which politics in the West was, mostly, about giving thingsNow if memory serves, Mr. Friedman lives in a $9m mansion (there are some advantages to being a whore for the ruling class). Class war is now being waged throughout the Western world. Now that the elections are over (here in Britain), the ruling coalition will, like the Greek government, be wielding an axe. Public sector redundancies are expected to be about 500,000 over the next five years. For honest assessment from a ruling-class perspective I mostly read the Financial Times these days and that's where I get these figures from.
away to voters, it’s now going to be, mostly, about taking things away. Goodbye
Tooth Fairy politics, hello Root Canal politics.”
Friday, May 14, 2010
More bilgewater from that prince of scumbags, Thomas Friedman: