If we had a Labour Government implementing the necessary welfare reforms instead of the Coalition government, would people be reacting with so much hostility? Well, I have come to the conclusion that probably not and that a lot of the so-called anti-cuts protests or in fact anti-tory protests by trade unionists, socialists and those institutionalised into the victimhood of being ‘proudly working class’.
Disability has specifically and wrongly been used as a major political weapon against the government for ideological reasons by people who have often no understanding of what they talking about, or any awareness of the consequences of their own prejudices against disabled people as inferior beings is having on the fabric of society, taking attitudes against disabled people back 50 years.
If this was a Labour government, I feel people would accept the reforms since that is not what they are really complaining about.
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