Tuesday, 5 May 2015

#29 IDS TWICE on Daily Politics

The Daily Politics hustings programmes, where Andrew Neil confronts a group of party spokespersons on a variety of issues have not been terribly interesting, but today's on benefits was a great show.

Iain Duncan Smith has come close to a postcard before with  an OWP on 29th March. Today he sank to two "Ordinary People"s on a single show:
The first at 13 mins on the subject of befits caps did not make much sense, but included the phrase, "when most ordinary people can't afford to pay their ...".
The second at 48 mins, in response to (fellow OWPer) Rachel Reeves' comment on living standards, "our economic plan has delivered to ordinary people".

Images from the broadcast.

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