Tory ‘useful idiot’ Helen Whately in new ‘foot in mouth’ crisis

Helen Whately: she’s smiling in the photograph, possibly because she’s just had her foot removed from her mouth. Shortly after it was taken, she would have re-inserted it.

Tory social care minister Helen Whately should spend half her life in hospital, considering how often she gets her own feet lodged in her mouth.

Here she is, discussing the forthcoming three-day junior doctors’ strike, starting on July 13 – saying the Tory government doesn’t habitually accept the recommendations of independent pay review bodies, followed by historical contradictions from the health secretary and prime minister (courtesy of Peter Stefanovic).

We can’t expect better from a minister in the Department of Health and Social Care who lies about the number of doctors and nurses available to the public who pay for them, as we see here:

For the sake of balance, I should add that the Conservatives have succeeded admirably in their ambitions for the National Health Service: they wanted to reduce it to a lower-quality, postcode-lottery system that provides no value for money to the people who pay for it, because their donors in the private health sector wanted to take public money that was formerly used on healthcare and put it in their offshore bank accounts as profit.

The amount of money that is wasted in such a manner is phenomenal – but then, the healthcare firms do spend millions funding ministers and shadow ministers.

As far as those ministers, shadow ministers and healthcare executives are concerned, all the right people are benefiting from this situation.

The only people who don’t are those who rely on the NHS – and who cares about them?

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1 thought on “Tory ‘useful idiot’ Helen Whately in new ‘foot in mouth’ crisis

  1. The Toffee

    On a scale of dorries to truss…just how thick is whately?

    Seriously, I have NEVER witnessed a greater bunch of incompetent morons – not only across the political spectrum, but especially within the conservative party.

    That’s not to say starmerite labour doesn’t have its share of imbeciles.

    Small wonder this country’s knackered.

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