Lay off city’s Tory voters

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It’s time Ged Taylor stopped having a dig on your Letters Page at people he calls working class Tories.

The reason working people vote conservative is simple – they know which political party is best at managing the economy. As a small businessman, Ged should know many of his customers must be working class Tories.

Friedrich Engels, who financed the work of Karl Marx, said that the tendency of working people not to become socialists is very regrettable. If only the working class knew where their best interests lie. We praise the ballot box but scorn the masses when they vote in a different way from what we expect.

Charlie Napier,

Washington