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Striking Michael Gove Is Not A Hypocritical Tosser: He Just Understands How Useless Journalists Are

by | 30th, November 2011

ON this day of industrial action, we journey back to when the curent Secretary of State fo Education, one Michael Gove was a budding journalist (in the same class as Paul “privacy is for peados” McMullen), and on the picket line along side his National Union of Journalists brothers and sisters Aberdeen’s Press and Journal.

As Liberal Conspiracy notes, Gove went on strike for four months, his protest triggered by his employers deciding to longer recognise the NUJ.

Said one comrade:

“He was an active striker, willingly taking his turn on picket duty and going on a small delegation to Strasbourg to press the union’s case”

This is the Bruvver Gove who, now in a well-paid job with perks numerous, says of strikers:

“I do worry that taking industrial action, being on the picket line, being involved in this sort of militancy will actually mean that the respect in which teachers should be held is taken back a little bit…The public have a very low tolerance for anything that disrupts their hard-working lifestyles.”

You might argue that this makes Gove a hypocritical shit. Or you might argue that the only hard-working members of the public striking journalists disrupt are lawyers and GCHQ-trained private detectives…



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