Thursday, February 7, 2008

Will Charlotte change her tune over the next few months …

The new class: The Whingeing Wealthy

The Evening Standard's Charlotte Ross has a houshold income of £88,000 and a 'dodgy' 30-year mortgage at four-and-a-half times her salary. She knew the 'reckoning was around the corner'...

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3 thoughts on “Will Charlotte change her tune over the next few months …

  • She should have finished this with “oh well, mustn’t grumble.” Honestly, we pay probably about 70% tax in this country with all the stealth taxes – particularly since it seems that every government department now seems to be able to fine us: parking in the street, driving (soon to be really stealthy), late submission of tax returns, garbage collection excess, outrageous utility costs where we suffer so the shareholders don’t, f*ckup pensions schemes, carbon taxes, green taxes (I’m sure there are some), VAT, fuel… and plenty of new ones in the offing.

    Sure I consume way more than my parents ever did, but doesn’t that benefit the economy? And if wasn’t for continual assualt on our pay packets, combined with stagnant wage rates, then we would all be increasing our standard of living over time – which is a good thing!

    “We need to wake up to the fact that we are not hard done by.” Yes we are you stupid girl.

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  • I found her attitude pretty decent.

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  • Nowt wrong with her article as it is just her opinion, there are more journalist out there that deserve a dose of vitriol than this one.

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