There are times I feel we are living through a bad satirical play.. One written by the Python team in a joint effort with Spike Milligan. Every new fact learned, every shocking oversight, seems to draw us further from any semblance of sensible reality…
(Not satire – it’s the UK today!)
The most amazing thing about London’s fire engines being sold off for £2 to a firm run by just one man* – a fellow old Etonian of David Cameron and Boris Johnson – is how nobody seems all that bothered by it.
Maybe most people haven’t heard about it.
Maybe people have got so used to our country being turned into some kind of banana republic, where everything’s owned by the leader’s circle of friends, that they don’t think it’s news worthy any more.
Or maybe people just don’t care about what happens to our essential services like fire, police, health?
I don’t know. But, maybe it should be repeated just one more time, just in case it’s the first reason.
London’s fleet of fire engines have been sold off to a private company for just £2. The company was only created one month…
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