Conservative candidates may have disgraced themselves again

UPDATE: New information has come to light, alleging that the Twitter account mentioned in this article is fake. Read the story here.

2017 is a bad year to be a Conservative Parliamentary candidate.

Already this week we have had the scandal of Peter Cuthbertson’s opinions on rape – and the scandal of Theresa May’s defence of him.

Today we heard that Craig Mackinlay is being charged with offences in relation to his expenses in the 2015 general election.

Now this:

This Writer hopes everybody in Lincolnshire agrees with Mr Huijer.

This was a tweet made on behalf of all Conservatives in the county, stating that all Conservatives in the county believe poor people to be “dangerous” and claiming that they are addicted to drugs and spend their benefit money (so we know this means people claiming benefits) on drugs, alcohol and gambling.

That is indeed one of the most obnoxious attacks on the vulnerable that This Writer has read.

Many people on benefits have been put there because of Conservative economic and employment policies, and struggle to meet the ever-increasing conditions demanded of them by the Department for Work and Pensions, in order to keep those benefit payments.

They aren’t living the life of Reilly!

If this is genuine, it is nothing less than evil of Lincolnshire Conservatives to suggest otherwise. Once again, it seems the Tories are demonising the poor.

The reason?

They like it.

And that applies, whether or not the Twitter account is genuine.

I hope everyone in Lincolnshire not directly connected with whoever wrote this disgusting screed – including those who may have been Conservative supporters before – will come out next Thursday…

… And vote Labour – for decency and understanding towards the poor and vulnerable.

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15 thoughts on “Conservative candidates may have disgraced themselves again

  1. Rupert Mitchell (@rupert_rrl)

    Anyone or any party making such a ridiculous and inane statement must surely be on some sort of drug or they would have to be desperate to sink so low; but then that is rather typical of the Tories as we have all seen in the recent reports of some of their compatriot’s compartments.

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      Well, it seems we may have been taken in by a liar – but it goes to show how far the Tories have fallen that we are likely to believe it.

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      So it seems. I’ve amended the original article but not by much – Tories still enjoy cruelty to the poor, after all.
      And I’ve written a new piece reporting the alleged deception.

  2. Michael Broster

    As much as I can believe it’s what they think, this is a fake twitter account :s

  3. Peter piper.

    I love all of this with the exception of Craig Mckinley.He did after all beat Farage.??

  4. Jacob Rage Hill

    Don’t just leave a tiny footnote about the account being fake – remove this garbage article. You’re wilfully eceiting the electorate to get your way, just like the idiot behind the fake account.

    FAKE NEWS

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      I really don’t think so.
      Have you not seen the news about Mark Pritchard putting forward disturbingly similar opinions to those expressed by that ‘fake’ account?
      It seems there was more truth to it than we were led to believe.

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