- Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:38 pm #579617
There's kind of a clue in the question- are people going apeshit over fuel tax rises likely to be friends of the green left? It wasn't just about fuel tax, but that was a very big part of it.The Weeping Angel wrote: ↑Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:48 pmand the likes of Bastani were happy to cheer on the gillet jaunes on without realising who they were or stood for.Tubby Isaacs wrote: ↑Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:27 pm
Sure, it's very bad what the CRS do, and have done for ages. Then again France has a much stronger tradition and (to a point) toleration of protest than we do. Stuff that happens in France wouldn't be allowed to get that far.
But this is the same Macron who tried to raise petrol duty a while ago and got forced to back down by an unholy alliance, right? When Corbyn gets brave enough to propose that, get back to me.