Tory MP Will Quince believes he’s a true man of the people, defending a rant concerning a £54 parking ticket by telling Twitter that those on “lower incomes are disproportionately affected by high parking fines.” Of all people, he should know how lower income families are coping, having consistently voted against social welfare and benefits…
Today in Conservatism: "I suddenly care about low income families because I myself got a parking ticket." pic.twitter.com/QburF08GlD
— hrtbps (@hrtbps) August 7, 2017
Quince’s faux-outrage for the working man was a bit hard to swallow, given his appalling voting record on social welfare and benefits:
— R. MacNèill-Willson (@mcneilwillson) August 7, 2017
Others pointed out Quince’s attempt at solidarity in fact demonstrated a grossly out-of-whack understanding of working-class life, and the real problems that people face:
Also: those on lower incomes aren't hit at all by parking fines, because they can't afford a car
— Simon HB (@norock) August 7, 2017
Unfortunately for Quince, his cack-handed complaint revealed his breath-taking ignorance of the trials that people are subjected to under the Tories.
— Lord McHaggis ⚔️ (@Lordmchaggis) August 7, 2017
Quince, a quintessential cretin!