Hierarchies of privilege remain well protected
No faction of the well-off has a tighter grip on our throats than the politicians, aided by blind tribal loyalty, writes Gene Kerrigan
Published 15/09/2013 | 05:00
THE evidence is all around. Not a week passes that we don't get fresh evidence for why the same people, the same old failures, retain their grip on our throats.
Take last week. Jim Stafford did the nation some service. Jim, for those of you who missed it, is a Pip a Personal Insolvency Practitioner.
One of the chaps appointed to sort out our debts. And last week the Pip squeaked. Jim stated, as though it was uncontroversial, that when the professional classes become insolvent they should be allowed keep their trophy houses, as befits their status.