Ed Milliband is clearly a very nice guy. But a Prime Minister? Sadly no. It is a cruel world. But some politicians ‘look’ like PM material. Others say like IDS, Kinnock, etc do not ‘look’ like a PM. Blair looked like an MP. Cameron – pure PR man – looks like a PM. Think hard. Imagine Ed on the steps of number 10. You cannot can you. Labour is doomed to opposition with Ed Milliband as leader.
It’s not so much a question of what they look like, Malcolm IMO, it is what they stand for. Today, for example he is announcing plans to “solve” youth unemployment – by offering a 6 month”job”. This does not “solve” the unemployment issue – it merely defers it for half a year. In the same way the current government’s idea of “help” is by making them do 8 weeks unpaid work experience for Tesco and other big companies who could afford to at least pay minimum wage.
We need bold measures to do any good – thinking big – Ed, like the coalition thinks small. Timidity is pointless – like trying to drain the Thames with a washing-up bowl.
They are going to do the same in Wales with a two year deal to get a qualification it took me five years to become a sparky now it’s only two years, funny when your short of work how qualification can be cut, this week my grandson is doing a week out in the community from college, work experience, he’s going to plant trees and pick up litter, hell of an experience
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