- Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:11 am
if they meant "at" rather than "to", they'd be spot on.
Also, "solidarity". Because working class people like nothing more than being lumped together as one homogenous blob who are all about pickets, comradeship and solidarity. Shows how Momentum still have some romaticised image of a dirty-faced guy with a flat cap walking back from the pit with the hovis music in the background, just itching to be inspired by some heroic local lad done good politician to rise up and overthrow the local monocle-sporting posh landowner.
Their interests are having decent jobs, decent wages, healthcare, affordable food, and the sense that the person in charge of the party that's supposed to represent them is proud of where he comes from rather than by turns fetishising some outdated idea of what his supporters look like, being incapable of singing the national anthem because of concerns about image, and clearly being more worried about supporting "comrades" in South America or Eastern Europe.