“I love Britain: don't build up (high-rises are bad), don't build out (protect rural areas and green belts), don't build near me (I don't want the noise or the spoiled views) - but do whine when house prices inevitably go through the roof.
“Gosh, we spent more than we made for 30 years and ran up tremendous debt and now we will have to reduce our living standards to pay it back? How is that fair? Shouldn't someone else pay our debts for us?
The Super-headline calls these remarks questionable.
I don't see anything questionable about them.
Yes, racism holds back ethnic minorities, but this effect is minimal compared to the effect of using racism as an excuse, which holds back more by a factor of 10 or more.
"You know what, listen: Bottom line is, you know, I didn’t go to Harvard, you know, I went to the school of hard knocks, and I did whatever I had to do to pay for school," Brown cut in. "And for people who know me, and know what I’ve been through … mom and dad married and divorced four times each. You know, some real challenges growing up. You know, whatever. You know, let them throw stones. I did what I had to do. But [if] not for having that opportunity, I never would have been able to pay for school, and never would have gone to school, and I wouldn’t probably be talking to you, so, whatever."
You know, this guy is a, you know, intellectual, you know, like, giant. Where did he learn to, you know, like, talk so, you know, good?
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You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.