Derek W Buxton wrote:
Oh I don't know, cameron is indulging in another easy hit at the poor with his minimum pricing for alcohol. Having nothing better to do over Christmas, I am sure he spent the day in meditation, you know the sort of thing...."how can I steal more from the poor, let's see, ah, Christmas they will be looking for a little Christmas cheer. I have mine but why should they, who do they think they are, enjoy their holiday, I'll soon stop that. I've closed many pubs, the brewers are making money with high prices, I'll just give them a boost up, minimum pricing for alcohol. That should do it, they have fuel poverty now they can have drink poverty. I'm sure the brewers will look favourably on my next orders, bigger discount, he, he like 100%". Settles back with Shameron and a large glass of brandy, whisky, vodca and then wrecks the room. A true hypocritical scumbag, I am glad I voted for neither him or his party.
Such is the moral panic that has been whipped up about this, that it might even be a popular measure amongst the hard of thinking Daily Mail reading classes. The truth is that alcohol consumption is falling, and most of the so called statistics are really master classes in how to lie, None of this matters of course, the truth has always been a minority interest. The likely results, more pub closures and smuggling, plus brewing of contraband alcohol that will almost certainly be many times more harmful than any good this truly stupid proposal will do. With "benefits" like this the only real surprise is that it might be illegal under EU law. Let's hope his Bullingdon club past is about to come back and bite him in the arse. Just when you think it's not possible to hate someone anymore than you already do, they prove you wrong again.