Thursday, April 02, 2015


A hundred business chiefs have signed a circular letter to the Daily Torygraph supporting the Conservative Party. What's new? We always knew that the Tories were the party of the bosses and the rich. This merely confirms it.

They are concerned, apparently, that a Labour government might increase corporation tax (which used to be called profits tax) back from 20 percent to 21 percent. You would think that they haven't got clever lawyers and accountants to reduce the amount of their profits that they actually pay tax on.

What is surprising is that, after the experience of so many Labour governments, they should think that a future one might be anti-business. Labour has long since recognised that, as profits are what drives the capitalist economy, profit-seeking businesses have to be pandered to and encouraged nor demonised or overtaxed. Which, if you accept capitalism as they do, is a logical position.

Ironically, the very same day Labour was grovelling before big business, arguing that a Labour government would be better for business than a Tory one on the grounds that it wouldn't toy around with the risk of Britain withdrawing from the EU and making access to the vast European market
more difficult for them.

Labour, Tory. Same Old Story. They are Tweedledum to the Tories' Tweedledee. Most people know that now.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Simply LOVE the Tweedledum/Tweedledee graphic. It's to DIE for.