oh do please man up and dare to say something different. I quite like you, which makes me a rare beast it seems, and I am sure that somewhere underneath the platitudes you probably have some proper opinions that you are being advised not to share for fear of losing the votes of the mythical middle England.
It seems that these days the raison d’etre of mainstream politicians is merely to be appealing to some non-specific bland idea of ‘the masses’. Well. That is not what I am looking for. I want someone with the bollocks to say something they are passionate about. I want someone who has a new approach, not rehashed watered down versions of each others crap ideas. And I NEVER again want to see anyone pointing with their knuckles. (When the revolution comes and I am in charge, I shall find whichever body language expert taught that trick to all the politicans and have them up against the wall. It will be a nice, soft wall, as I am not violent in nature, but I shall point my extended finger at them I tell you!)
I am horrified by the votes that Nigel Nauseating Farrage got in recent elections. But I can see why he got them. He is daring to offer something slightly different. I do not like what he is offering, but many people are so relieved that it isn’t the same old tosh that they haven’t yet noticed the stench of racism that it walks hand in hand with.
I want Labour to be left wing. I want them to stand up and say that the rich should help the poor because it is both the kind thing to do, and because people only need so much money. I want them to say that they will not let multi-national companies run away with their profits, but will instead ensure they pay their fair share, and that that money is invested wisely. I want a health care system that is equally accessible to everyone, rents that are reasonable, and wages you can live on without relying on welfare to bridge the gap. I want an end to housing benefit lining the pockets of the rich while families I know are stuck in emergency bed and breakfast accommodation because they cannot find a way to afford the excessive rents.
I want a world that is kind. To everyone. Whatever colour, sex or race you are, and however much money you have in your pocket. I want politicians to defend the weak, not mock them. I want them to admonish the big business bad guys, not pander to their demands. I want a bloody miracle don’t I?
I want good education for all, I want jobs for all, I want love, peace and happiness for all. Anyone seen a dusty old lamp knocking about? I think I need a Genie.