Dale saves the funniest post for last
Tory bloggersupremo Iain Dale has saved his funniest post of 2009 for the very last day.
With delicious irony, he’s written a post in support of public sector workers, expressing outrage at the way they’re being maligned and insulted.
Who’d have seen that coming?
This, remember, is the very same Iain Dale who just weeks ago was insulting half a million nurses by saying a) he was a nurse; b) they really shouldn’t worry their pretty little heads with anything as complicated as learning things.
This is the very same Iain Dale who supports a party dedicated to the slashing of public services, a party which believes the public sector is intrinsically without value, a party that believes in selling the whole of Essex County Council to a computer firm.
Of course, there is the more sinister side to this – that the only bit of the public sector that Dale appears to support is the bit which, should the Tories come to power, they will need to call on to break up picket lines and suppress public demonstrations of anger at their ruthlessly self-serving policies.
But it’s New Year’s Eve, so let’s be magnanimous. Dale’s post is very, very funny, in a totally sick kind of way.