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Diane Abbott partly to blame for breakdown in joined-up thinking.

She’s at it again!  Diane Abbott flaps her gums and spews weapons grade bollocks.  According to the headline she reckons that broken families, obesity and alcoholism are partly down to people like…erm…herself.

Scratches head.  That can’t be right, can it?

Oh, wait, this is what she said…

Ms Abbott, the shadow public health minister, urged the left to recognise that problems such as obesity and alcoholism, often stem from such breakdown.

Or can be the cause of them perhaps?  But let’s not let that little worm of a fact get in the way of HMS Titanic Diane as her hulk chugs magisterially into yet another iceberg of leftist folly.  Let’s not forget stuff like this.  The State runs its own lucarative sideline in busting up families because Nanny knows best and not always for the better.

Feminists should be able to talk about these issues and they should not be confined to the pages of women’s magazines, she argued.

That’s all we need, more vapid pedlars of leftist, man-hating, groupthink twaddle in the mainstream.  Thanks, Diane.

She told The Guardian newspaper: “As a feminist, perhaps we have been ambivalent about families.

Actually, your party has done it’s level best to make sure that the State interferes in family life at the most basic level, usurping the authority of parents.  What are you, Hatty and your legion of feministas going to say about that?

“In the 1980s, we used to say: ‘A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.’

That’s because you were, and still are, deeply stupid.

“The more academic version was: ‘The family is the site of women’s oppression.’ So those of us who came of age at the height of feminism had very mixed views about the family, since it seemed to be defined as a heterosexual thing with a certificate, children and mum at home.”

I come from a long line of working class women.  They didn’t have the luxury of staying home and playing at happy families.  They had to get off their arses and work hard as well as bring up the kids and run the home.  They didn’t moan about oppression, they just got on with it.  As a result they worked themselves out of poverty to the point where their descendants enjoy all the trappings of a middle class existence.  But it didn’t stop there, Diane.  We descendents still work  hard because we want to keep what we’ve worked so hard for.  We work to counter the tax everything and then tax it again spite your Labour rabble heaped upon us in the name of “fairness”.  We don’t down tools and fuck off to some arty farty, women’s supplement to produce reams of snide shite about the sisters who refused to abandon their responsibilities.

But “some kind of stable family structure” was vital and was what most people want around them, she said, adding: “I do not think we should abandon that terrain to the right.”

But isn’t that exactly what you did?  For bloody generations?  Now all of a sudden the Right, when it comes to preserving the structure of the family, is no longer wrong because it suits your nu-puritan authoritarian agenda?  You double-dyed, hypocritical sack of offal!

Ms Abbott also called for local authorities to be given greater powers to stop fried chicken shops and other fast food outlets from proliferating, and to stop alcohol from being sold cheaply, especially near schools.

Yes, because high street names like KFC and Micky D’s are destroyers of families everywhere.  All you have to do is look through their propaganda covered windows and see families enjoying ripping themselves apart eating poison that the staff are forcing down their throats because no one in their right minds would do it by choice.  After all, the kids should be eating healthy food so that they can remain thin and whip-like just like you, Diane.

As an aside, anyone advocating more power to government, local or otherwise, should be stewed for eternity in a vat of their own statist venom.

She claimed young people were not only eating fast food on a regular basis but that their lives were also being “saturated with porn and sex” to a much greater degree than children’s lives were two decades ago.

Wow, Diane’s on a roll!  But where is the evidence for this porn “saturation”?  We only get her big, fat lefty opinion.  However, she has an answer to the problem.  Oh, yes indeedy.

She called for tighter controls on children’s access to the internet to help tackle this.

Which, reading between the lines, means tighter access to the internet for everyone because…think of the cheeeeeldren!  I think that sorely abused guilt horse is ready for the knackers yard because it’s plumb worn out.

Parents also had their own part to play, she argued, accusing some of being guilty of “McParenting,” compensating for a lack of parental responsibility by buying consumer goods for their children.

Because let’s NOT support the industries and workers who make such trinkets that people actually want?  Because buying presents for our kids is evil and the worst kind of parental abuse and must be stamped out?  What a load of McBollocks.

Instead of reading to their children or taking them to a library, such parents might be dressing their children in branded clothing and mistakenly believing they were fulfilling their parental duties in so, she said.

You could begin with removing the VAT from books and stop closing libraries. You could also stop encouraging the never have nor never will have a job underclass to produce kids they have no intention of working to keep.

At what point of buying children clothes they like does parental abuse/neglect begin?  Or should everyone refrain from buying nice stuff for their kids because they don’t vote Labour Diane abused her own brat with buying him nice stuff and sending him to a private school and is now laying a lefty guilt trip on us by way of redemption?  What frigging planet does this moron inhabit?

She starts off blaming the family busting femininist agenda yet somehow ends up blaming breakups on parents being nice to their kids.  As a bonus she gets in wedges of the lefty ban everything we disapprove of agenda between the cracks.  This shambolic piece of tosh is something we should pay attention to?

Oh Diane, you vacuous polisher of HoC bench leather, your nauseating stupidity that passes for righteous campaigning pollutes the air we all have to breathe.  Can you please just stop?

9 Comments

  1. JuliaM says:

    I have the misfortune to have to catch a rush-hour train home with clusters of schoolchildren who have all visited the local eatery and are shoving chicken and chips down their necks at frightening velocity (and often leaving the cartons on the floor).

    Every one is a mini-Abbott. It’s like looking down the wrong end of a telescope.

    There goes her core vote!

  2. RAB says:

    Diane hasn’t the slightest inkling of what a fatuous arse she is, does she? And what an arse! Belle Abbott from behind and unclothed, well it must be like looking into the Grand Canyon or the Crack of Doom.

    Hark! Is that the Four Yorkshiremen I hear approaching?

    …Kids today don’t know they’re bloody born! We had to get up at 7 in the morning, force down a full English… Porridge, bacon and eggs, fried bread, bangers and black pudding… then we had to walk to school, none of yer namby pamby school runs. Then for lunch, oh it were ‘orrible… roast beef and yorkshire pudding, or pork or lamb, wi fresh vegetables and gravy, and tut pudding to follow, all cooked on the premises. And then when we could barely walk after playing footie in the yard for an hour, they expected us to actually do lessons! Latin and Trigonometry and stuff. It were pure torture. That’s what I call child cruelty! We’d ah killed for a Kentucky fried Chicken or a Burger… but had they bloody invented ‘em? Had they bloody hell! But you tell the kids today that, and they won’t bloody believe yer!

    I also got a rather perverse image in my head when reading Di’s diatribe, of Fried Chicken joints stalking Schools…

    ” ‘ere Boss, isn’t that a school over there?”

    “Why I believe you’re right Perkins, better open another franchise then, we’ve got most of them totally encircled now”

  3. Lynne says:

    Not the Crack of Doom RAB. When it comes to La Abbott is must surely be Cracked and Dim…

  4. John Galt says:

    Lynne, first may I say that your summary is pretty much spot and mirrors my views of this unwholesome political rent seeker quite remarkably.

    Most of all, I’m glad that this posting was written by a woman.

    As a libertarian, feminist and gay male (closeted) I thoroughly endorse this statement.

    Pic Related:
    http://www.theantiroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/bill_bailey_l.jpg

  5. Mr Ed says:

    Books are zero rated for VAT, yet e-books attract 20%. Funny how nowadays, no politicians say that they should back off, and get the State out of the problem, it’s always more tinkering, and rewards for failure and penalties for success.

  6. George Speller says:

    “think of the cheeeeeldren!”

    Came across this quote:

    “The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.”
    (Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler; 1943)

  7. Tim Newman says:

    She claimed young people were not only eating fast food on a regular basis but that their lives were also being “saturated with porn and sex” to a much greater degree than children’s lives were two decades ago.

    Erm, it is impossible to saturate something to a greater degree than before. If it is now saturated, then it wasn’t before. Another case of dingbat politicians using terminology they don’t understand.

  8. RAB says:

    See the thing about Abbott is that she is genuinely dim, and everybody knows it, especially her fellow members of the Labour Party. She is one of the longest sitting Labour MPs and yet she has never held a senior post. She is described as Shadow Health secretary, but she is still only the JUNIOR Health secretary.

    Andy Burnham is the Health Secretary, and he seems none too tightly wrapped either, he is in the process of pissing off Tony… No not Blair, the Tiger.

    http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/politics/4727506/Labour-chief-bids-to-ban-sugary-brekkies.html

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