Monday, October 05, 2009

Half a million doctors can't be right

The conservatives will remove half a million people from incapacity benefit. They can work, you see, whatever their doctors say. We know this. We know exactly which half a million people have been misdiagnosed as incapable of working, and are in fact idle layabouts with made up illnesses and disabilities. After all disability is merely a social construct, or something.

How do we know this? How can we identify exactly which half a million people deserve to have their crutches kicked away by their betters? Well it comes from the same place as our deep conviction that we are worthy and destined to be your rulers. I may no longer be his heir, but one ex-prime minister knew just how much better a deep sense of conviction was, than evidence, when justifying what might seem reckless, but with hindsight, erm...