In a recent post I complained I’d run out of words to describe this government’s actions:
I’ve got a problem. I’m running out of words.
I used the word outrageous when the government decided that cancer patients on chemotherapy would now have to undergo ‘fit for work’ tests or face having their benefits taken from them.
I used the word disgusting when people who were officially designated by doctors as disabled, including registered blind people for example – started having their benefits taken away from them because they were told they were fit for work.
I used the word terrible when the government decided to make the unemployed work for free for private companies like Tesco’s and McDonalds.
So please tell me. What word am I supposed to use now the government has decided that the permanently disabled and the terminally ill (yes- that’s terminal, as in dying) will have to work – without any pay – for those same big companies?
Fortunately, I got lots of suggestions in the comments. I’m sure I’m not the only one struggling to effectively describe what the coalition’s doing, so here’s a list of all the suggestions. Unfortunately, I fear we’re going to be needing all of them before this government’s finished with us.
(Thanks to all who contributed – see the comments section in the post here for the original contributions):
- predator State
- worthless unconscionable liars
- Tory cruelty
- the coalition of the weak and malign
- morally bankrupt
- Sock cuckers
- JUST LIKE HITLER
- base halfwits
- Totally disgusting
- Hugely Destructive
- Profoundly Negative
- Race To The Bottom
- brutal loathsome
I think the last one in the list sums it up perfectly.
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