For the first time since I was able to vote ( I am now aged 65) I am considering the unthinkable and pondering on abstaining in the next general election.
When all three establishment parties concoct in secret a deal to snoop on our private lives, do I live in Stalinist Russia or Mao’s China I wonder? We live in the 21st century and outdated surveillance of the individual belongs in a spy book.
Who ordered the Labour party leader and front bench to tow the Conservative line? I am pretty sure it was not the trade unions. So will the people’s party open up and tell us all who did before the thought police come knocking at our doors?
I thought of signing this letter ‘Winston Smith’ or will we all be doing this when we write to the Express or other media outlets in the not too distant future?