Sunday, 11 February 2007
The Metropolitan Elite
I am a Conservative Activist, living in Hackney. I am not your stereo typical Conservative and I am definitely not part of metropolitan elite. I teach dysfunctional kids drama, but I love it. I have a northern accent and I am not, as I recently discovered as well informed about politics as perhaps I should be. On Friday night I appeared on Vox Politix which is a programme aired from 18 Doughty Street, the show was hosted by Andre Walker. Sat either side of me in a studio that resembled the Richard and Judy show, were two very eloquently spoken, well informed, articulate, sophisticated and pushy women. By the end of the evening I was absolutely exhausted I just could not compete with them intellectually and I felt as though I was drowning in a sea of sophisticated language and terminology. I realise that from now on I need to read a lot more Broadsheets. The tabloids are for the chop! It's the Daily Telegraph from now on! The reality is I'll never be a classy Tory bird I mean I shop at Prime Mark for Gods sake.