Brit MP blasts countrymen for being too bloody miserableJune 22nd, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): British Transport Minister has blasted his countrymen for being too bloody miserable over the soaring cost of living.
Tom Harris said that Britons are richer, healthier and safer than they were 30 years ago and needed to have a bit more optimism.
The Transport Minister said on his personal blog: “Despite the recent credit squeeze, our citizens have never been so wealthy. High-def TVs fly off the shelves at Tesco quicker than they can be imported. Whatever the latest technological innovation, most people can treat themselves to it.
“Eating out - a rare treat when I was a child in the 70s - is as commonplace as going shopping. And when we do go shopping, whether for groceries or for clothes, we spend money in quantities that would have made our parents gasp, the Mirror quoted him, as stating.
He added: “Job security is felt to be less than in the past, it’s true. But the corollary of that is the tremendous real terms rises in incomes over the years and the consequent improvements in quality of life.
“So why is everyone so bloody miserable?” (ANI)
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