news earlier today of MP's wives 'hatching a plot' to get round the proposed new rules about the 646 employing spouses as office managers/assistants or whatever came a sudden realisation in my walnut like brain.
It is pretty much accepted by all that 'they' don't give a toss what we think of them. The news today is just another in a long history of contempt for the people of this country. They keep pushing the limit of our patience and tolerance.
And you know what? I can't blame them.
Don't get me wrong, I am sickened and angered by all the troughing and sleaze. I would join the end of a very long queue to string one of them up by piano wire to a lamp post.
The blogosphere will erupt for a day or so, the MSM may cover the story. A statement may be issued by someone or other. And that would be that.
Whether the 'loophole' in the proposed new rule is allowed or not is irrelevant. The point is that they have tested the water just to see what the reaction would be.
Push, push, push. Always pushing. Just to see what would happen. Just to see how far they can go, how much they can get away with.
So, to the title of the post.
How much longer will the British Sheeple tolerate the endless piss taking by politicians? It would seem that we are being tested with every new revelation. I can just imagine the scene in some bunker, deep underground somewhere, there is a hardcore bunch of troughing 'advisors' leaking out ideas to their gratefull clients whilst watching the media like a hawk. Watching for reaction from the sheeple.
'Great news', they cry, slapping each other on the back, 'they didn't bat an eyelid on that one. No rioting in the streets'.
'Just a few letters to the Daily Mail and the idiot bloggers foaming at the mouth. Right, let's go for another one...'
Looking around at people I know, friends and workmates, I'm sorry to say that I think this is going to go on for a very long time. Words are not enough. As long as the sheeple are entertained and kept in beer and LCD televisions it will go on and on.
Let's bring the dead sheep of the British People back to life.