My neighbours are, overwhelmingly, decent, hard-working, respectible, law-abiding, amusing, intelligent, serious. And they're worried. And they're frightened. The world is not honoring the bargain that was made with them: work hard, obey the law and a decent life is available. Well, for many of them, it isn't, it was a lie.I get this.
Only a politics dedicated to providing opportunity and hope for working people has any chance of delivering a civilised, bearable society for all of us.
There IS such a thing as society.
Old Blighty is going to be very interesting to watch over the next 12 mnonths.
(*) For those of you who may not have known:
"Let's think of the wavering millions
Who need leaders but get gamblers instead."