A random CIF commenter nails it on Tory welfare lies

alittleecon

Just came across this comment under this article by a commenter called “Jack Jazz”. Don’t know who they are, but thought he nailed it with his (?) comment on the real motivations for welfare changes, so thought I’d share it here. I have a slight quibble with the assertion that the rich pay for services for the poor through their taxes, but it’s true the rich want lower taxes, and these are more achievable if the government spends less. Anyway, here’s thecomment:

“The ignorance that lies at the core of Tory welfare policy reform is not an ignorance of unawareness, or an absence of knowledge, but rather one of calculated disinformation. Probably the most disgusting thing about this coalition is the deliberate spreading of lies to facilitate a systematic assault upon the sick, the poor and the disabled. They have lied to and misled the public in order…

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