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You are correct in a wider sense but we're talking specifically about a political bloc that promulgates a particular economic stance and justifies it, each time they gain power, on the perceived failings of the previous government rather than admitting (as if that would ever happen) that what they are promising to do will make things even worse.

The thing with 'socialists' is they want everyone to wear a cloth cap and live in a 2-up, 2-down whilst they reap the rewards of being in power.

Conservatives, on the other hand, are quite happy to let you know how rich they already are but at least bring economic common sense to the table (usually). Again, I've lived through a number of these cycles so am under no illusions as to how bad all sides of the spectrum really are; I simply see socialists as the worst possible choice in a democratic society: it leaves everyone poorer.
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JokeThat's a good working attitude! Pin
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