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Response to dipsydoodle (Original post)

Thu Jul 4, 2013, 06:37 PM

1. The scandal

...of union members joining the Labour Party to elect union members to stand as MPs to represent working class people in Parliament.

I know it was why the Labour Party was founded.

But it's a scandal because the right-wing press said it is.

The mistake these UNITE members made was not being born in a well-to-do family to be supported as an unpaid intern for an MP, which leads to a job as a political researcher, which leads to a job as a special adviser and then being selected as a candidate to be parachuted into an ultra-safe Labour seat.

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