People are sometimes surprised that we’re going to contest marginal Conservative marginal seats in 2015, rather than marginal Labour seats. We explain that under David Cameron’s leadership the party has followed all of the preceding Labour governments’ agendas with enthusiasm, in some areas going even further (e.g. threatening to legislate gender quotas for major corporate boards).
If we’re asked the same question in future, we might just point people to a video (on the YouTube channel of ‘MrShadowfax42’) of a Tory MP, David TC Davies MP, speaking in the House of Commons. The narratives are always the same. All single mothers are saints. All absent fathers are feckless.
What planet do these damnable people live on? It’s the state which enables vindictive women to stop their children’s fathers from seeing them for long enough to alienate the children, and very few judges are prepared to enforce contact orders – and these absent fathers are feckless? Denial of access to children is a significant contributor to the persistently high male suicide rate. The video:
An insightful line-by-line commentary of the speech, from MrShadowfax42:
I recommend subscribing to his YouTube channel:
Good to see AVfM covering the story: