On January 2, [the speech-writer for David Cameron during the 2010 election, Ian] Birrell cobbled together a somewhat strange and hugely speculative article in the Guardian, claiming that “a Tory-Labour unity coalition may be the only way forward after 7 May” and “the two parties have more in common with each other than with the insurgents. A national government would prevent a constitutional crisis”, writes kittysjones.
There is of course a subtext to Birrell’s article. It is a piece of propaganda. The subtext is “the political parties are all the same.”
Of course they’re not – but it is in the Conservatives’ best interests for left-leaning voters to believe they are, and that Labour has betrayed its core voters. That way, they will be persuaded not to vote – or at least, not to support Labour – and the Tories can sweep to victory on yet another huge lie.
You’re not stupid enough to believe that, though, are you?
Even if you’re not tempted by this evil piece of spin, give the article a visit on the kittysjones blog site.
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