The Risk-Monger

What follows is a reblog from my old site as part of the updating process since that page was shut down. It was one of my first blogs, published on 30 April 2010 and it predicted fairly accurately the wave of smug green elitism that, over the last decade, has strangled the general population (the “people”) while the small class of rich environmentalists have done very well writing the rules for themselves.

What is happening in France, Belgium and elsewhere today with the “yellow vest” movement was predictable and completely understandable. The poor have been made to pay for the ability of the rich to virtue signal how green they are. The rich drive subsidised electric cars, power their homes with solar panels and chomp on organic kale. They are doing well. The poor pay for their privilege with higher fuel taxes, cold nights on an unaffordable electricity grid…

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