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Wellington
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:31
perhaps they believe that under a Corbyn government the economy would be so damaged that they wouldn't get any benefits at all?

jus sayin
Alan Partridge in a pear tree
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:32
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"and receive any state benefits (apart from a state pension) must be the very dimmest part of the electorate."

So that would be anyone who has a child then?
Lydia
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:33
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No, they are some of the brightest!
Labour = spend all the money so we have nothing left to fund the poor
Tories= manage the money to ensure a viable welfare state and money for the poor.

Ergo the bright poor vote Tory.
Go Whistle!
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:36
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Heh.

Point proved I think.
Christmas Sails
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:36
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I think it's more a case of they think that voting Tory gives them the best chance of being able to work their way out of poverty by becoming successful entrepreneurs. Whether or not they're right in thinking that is a different matter...
Alan Partridge in a pear tree
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:38
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I thought it was because they are particularly susceptible to whistle politics than many Tories specialise in.
Here Comes Suzy Snowflake
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:39
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Do they even have Tories and Labour on your planet, Lydia?
12
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:43
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No Hank, given that earning 60k means you don't get child benefit.
Go Whistle!
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:53
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Another bunch of thickies - Farmers who will vote Tory and who currently receive EU subsidies.
Alan Partridge in a pear tree
Posted - 20 April 2017 09:55
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yes you do - albeit you pay higher tax effectively cancelling it out.
12
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:18
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Don't be a douche.
3-ducks
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:21
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Wot Hank said.
Fosco
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:21
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It's a very common form of cognitive dissonance.

It's the same reason why some of the most reliant on state assistance for healthcare in the US are the most violently anti-obamacare.

They are completely unable to recognise that they are one of the people they despise and, to the extent they are able to recognise that they receive state assistance at all, they consider that they are a special case.

See also Florida voting against Hurricane Sandy relief before asking for that very assistance a year later.
Likes to eat cheeseburgers
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:30
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Fosco

I think that is best described by 'outgroup favouritism' - where people favour the outgroup to which they do not belong.
10 Sleeps To Christmas
Posted - 20 April 2017 10:31
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A tax loophole does not represent evasion. Evasion takes place where no loophole exists.