Perhaps the Tories have all caught ‘foot in mouth’ disease

Shapps v BBC: Take a look at the name on his tag and ask yourself who you think is more trustworthy.

The face is Grant Shapps but the name tag says ‘Michael Green’! Clearly they allow strange business practices in the Conservative Party.

The disasters are coming thick and fast for the Conservative Party.

Commenting on Labour’s announcement of policies intended to boost small and large businesses, Tory Party co-chairman Grant Shapps told BBC News that Ed Miliband could not run the economy because he’d never run a business in his life.

Commenter Roy Saunders suggested to the BBC News website: “Perhaps Mr Shapps could take a moment to tell the British public about all the business experience that George Osborne has?”

Yes indeed; towel-folding in a posh department store must have set him up well for a career as Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Mind you, Shapps can’t talk. He does have actual business experience – but not under his own name.

Was it ‘Michael Green’, Mr Shapps? Or ‘Sebastian Fox’?

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5 thoughts on “Perhaps the Tories have all caught ‘foot in mouth’ disease

  1. NMac

    The fraudulent face of Grant Shapps, aka Michael Green, aka Sebastian Fox. Has he ever run a business using his real name?

  2. chriskitcher

    Personally I’ve never been able to understand the Tory dogma that running a business qualifies you for any other job including running the country. There are far more poorly run businesses that well run ones and I would have thought that the mere chasing of profit was hardly a desirable trait for a person running the country.

    1. HomerJS

      It goes along with the idea that you should have a smaller state, and privatisation/outsourcing. And if business experience is important for running the country, then maybe it would be even better to let businesses run the country.

      1. Terry Hackman

        “Smaller State” is perhaps a misnomer, more to the point to call it a “Private State” , anti-democratic & completely owned by Multinational Corporations and facilitated by elected and supposedly representative
        The “shapeless one” reiterates the poisonous and well exercised idea that politics is a sub-catergory of economics.

  3. concernedkev

    Come on now, poor George, was he not once involved in some very Funny Business i.e. sex workers friend and confidant allegedly if the pictures were real. He was allegedly a white powder quality controlled substance sniffer. They say he Nose that Business well. He gave that up, or did he, in favour of the Condem Champagne Chancellorship . Then there is his little part time job as a TAX advisor in this little clip

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