Mark Steel: Labour’s leaked manifesto proves it’s stuck in the 1970’s, unlike those modern Tories

Published on May 13, 2017

Several Conservatives have taken issue with Labour’s pledge to be ‘extremely cautious’ before using the nuclear deterrent. What sort of 1970s nonsense is that? If you’re going to be extremely cautious about dissolving millions of civilians in an apocalyptic firestorm, you might as well bring back outside toilets.



  1. At least in the ’70s, people’s wages were enough to live on, with a bit to spare. In fact, it’s the last time I can remember ever having savings.

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