The Party of Free Speech – and its many minions, members and supporters – have been avid to tell us they do not intend any harm to our great National Health Service recently. This is odd, when you consider the ever-increasing number of candidates who will admit the exact opposite, behind closed doors.
Look at the image (above) – it is a Tweet from Samuel Fletcher, a UKIP council candidate in Keighley, and it seems very straightforward.
For more of Mr Fletcher’s wisdom (if you can call it that), take a look at this Huffington Post article from January.
If you’re thinking Mr Fletcher is out on his own, here’s Bradley Monk, a candidate for Winchester Eastgate in last year’s council elections, who tweeted at the time: “The welfare state is massively bloated. I’d scrap the NHS personally, but that is political suicide.”
He was right, because he didn’t get elected. Perhaps he should have stayed quiet about it, in the same way the Conservative Party hushed up its plans for the NHS before the 2010 General Election, when David Cameron warned Andrew Lansley not to speak about the plan to privatise the NHS that he had spent the previous six or seven years creating.
Cameron knew it was poison to the electorate.
Would you vote for UKIP, knowing these clowns are bad for your health?
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