I wonder if I’m missing something here.
Over the time of this government the cry has been to get folk out of their cars and on to public transport. Toll charges, congestion charges, traffic calming, pedestrianisation (pauses for breath). High parking charges, green taxes, polution taxes, increased road tax, speed cameras everywhere. Speed bumps that rip the arse out of the wee cars that are supposedly better than the big cars……………
Listen to the government.
Cars BAD, public transport GOOD.
Public Transport GOOD! Cars BAD!
Cars BAD! Public Transport GOOD!!
WE INTERRUPT THIS BLOG POSTING TO BRING YOU A NEWSFLASH.
Lord Mandelson, the business secretary, offered his first subsidies to protect British industry from the ravages of the recession when yesterday he unlocked £2.3bn in loan guarantees for the ailing car industry, including £1.3bn in loans from the European Investment Bank.
Cars GOOD! Public Transport BAD!
Tomorrow – The government steps in to save the tobacco industry.