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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    It's probably not the best political strategy to say to the government MP 'none of us but one know anything about economics, k' :rofl:
    I was just taking 'straight-talking, honest politics' a bit too literally

    But yes, I think that was one of the moments where I could have thought a little harder before pressing the submit button.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    I was just taking 'straight-talking, honest politics' a bit too literally

    But yes, I think that was one of the moments where I could have thought a little harder before pressing the submit button.
    Well honesty is always a fine quality to have - even if that statement wasn't actually 100% true lol

    In fact I think there are a few of us who did Economics - though it's possible they're no longer members.
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    Well honesty is always a fine quality to have - even if that statement wasn't actually 100% true lol

    In fact I think there are a few of us who did Economics - though it's possible they're no longer members.
    Would be interesting to have a directory of which party member studies/d what actually.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    Would be interesting to have a directory of which party member studies/d what actually.
    Maybe that's something to ask people to introduce themselves with. Though I don't think we ought to encourage anyone to give anymore personal info than they already do. I wasn't massively keen on revealing my level of education until I needed to give detail on my absence.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    I was just taking 'straight-talking, honest politics' a bit too literally

    But yes, I think that was one of the moments where I could have thought a little harder before pressing the submit button.
    By a little I assume you mean a lot given you implied all cabinets and shadow cabinets are grossly incompetent

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    Let's be honest, there's very little actual economics a TSR chancellor or shadow chancellor needs to know either way. Tbh it's laughable to suggest that studying an economics A Level provides more qualification than anything else, especially given it seems that half the people who count themselves as economic experts in MHoC (this is more the right than the left, but in fairness, the left are also imperfect in that they simply don't bother learning anything) do so because they have an understanding of supply and demand that is barely further than they could've got off the back of a cereal packet.
 
 
 
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