Think the political parties are not partisan enough for you? Watch the food banks debate and think again

Kitty here argues that the attitude that politicians are all the same, and that Labour supports the government austerity measures, has been deliberately fostered by Cameron and his spin doctor, Lynton Crosbie, as a way of dividing the left so that the Tories can win. The reality is very different from the falsehoods about Milliband and Labour printed and broadcast by the Tory media.

Politics and Insights

You know how we all know the media lies and excludes anything important, and that it’s under authoritarian Tory control, right? That Iain Duncan Smith “monitors” the BBC for “left wing bias”, that the Guardian’s occasional forays into truth are stifled by jackbooted officials marching in and smashing hard drives. So do you really imagine that such a government spokes-media will do any justice to reporting about the positive intentions and actions of its opposition? Not one bit.
Yet curiously I see some people commenting with bitter politico-gossip gusto, using the cherry-picked, distorted media spun sound-bites, as if the media is suddenly somehow credible when it publishes about the opposition. Of course, when we read from source what was actually said or proposed, more often than not, it bears little resemblance to the media tales of the unexpected.
If we trouble ourselves to investigate these things, the rubbish being published and…

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