I can now report about a much more exciting initiative: a Rally Against Debt to be held in London on May 14. This is a genuinely private initiative, unconnected to the Conservative Party though at least one MEP has, as could have been expected, already jumped on the bandwagon. Let us hope he will not insist on addressing the event to tell us that the only way forward is to support the Boy-King.
Still, there are other supporters. Ed West has blogged about it in the Telegraph. Word is being spread through the social networks. The Facebook site is becoming very popular. So, anyone who can, please join us on the day.
As more news and support come in, I shall post about it. In the meantime, here is what the organizers say about the event:
A well mannered, polite rally for civilised people who don’t wish to see their hard earned money being spent on pointless government initiatives and instead would like government spending to actually fall and our national debt to be cut.
We don’t think that it’s fair for us to continue borrowing money to live a lifestyle that we simply can’t afford – burdening our children with unnecessary debt that they will have to pay back.How can you resist such blandishments?
Any visits to Fortnum and Mason’s by protestors will only be to marvel at their selection of quality goods and perhaps make the occasional purchase.
Bonfires will be strictly forbidden: it’s out of season anyway.
Trips to see Vodafone and other high street chains will result in congratulations to the company for providing jobs and growth in the UK.
UPDATE: Just found Harry Phibbs's posting on ConHome.