Joe Halewood takes apart the Gentleman Ranker’s latest attempt at social Darwinism with a few to-the-point paragraphs.
Particularly noticeable in his article – once you’ve got past the introductory accusation that Iain Duncan Smith has increased the Housing Benefit bill by £1 billion per year, in real terms – is the analysis of his use of language (“work people could do”) and the people to whom it will be applied (similar in physique to Steven Hawking).
They could do any number of things, in Iain Duncan Smith’s mind. In reality, his latest loony plan will probably end up killing them – like most, if not all, of the others he has put forward in recent years.
The man whose policies have single handedly managed to increase the housing benefit bill by a billion pounds per year in real terms – or about £2.74 million per day if you prefer – with the bedroom tax, benefit cap, LHA cap and SAR cap; policies which all sought to reduce it, is now concerning his pea-brain with what work those migrated from Incapacity Benefit onto ESA could do!
Yes the God-fearing Christian himself Iain Duncan Smith now wants to blame the lazy disabled bar stewards for his back of a fag packet inept policy cock-ups.
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