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Nick Clegg Is The Celebrity Empathiser Who Wants You To Give Generously

by | 6th, April 2011

NICK Clegg. Bit of a knob, eh? But he is worthy of comment. And like all good celebrities, it is being ignored that they most fear.

Clegg has been noticed because he has said something wholly obvious. Of course, this will not be his undoing because the political elite are never wrong; they have merely triggered debate and invited us to join in.

What he said was:

“In Britain today, life chances are narrowed for too many by the circumstances of their birth: the home they’re born into, the neighbourhood they grow up in or the jobs their parents do.”

Well, yes, Nick. It’s been like that forever in every country. It was like that when Clegg’s dad helped get him a gap year post with a bank. Parents work for their children. Get over it.

Clegg survived an internship and went on to earn lots of money and live in a lovely house. He was then rich enough to think about a career in politics. The privileged some of whom have worked hard to achieved their status might like to give their

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