When IDS and PP make unfounded accusations without basis in fact or truth and lacking corroborative evidence it’s called “Government Policy”. When those who suffer the consequences of that policy with argument based on fact, truth and demonstrable evidence, it’s called “anecdotal”.
Occums razor has two protagonists, the one who jumps to the first argument and sticks with it trying to make facts fit and the second who waits until facts become evident and then offer an analysis of a reasoned argument. The difference between the government and the people taking and talking logical response to it.
In light of the many official public rebukes that the Tories have faced for telling lies and using fake statistics, and given the fact that the Government face a United Nations inquiry regarding the fact that their welfare “reforms” are incompatible with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, it’s truly remarkable that Priti Patel and Iain Duncan Smith have the cheek to call disability campaigners “thugs” and opposition MPs “liars”, when they are faced with valid concerns and founded criticisms regarding the consequences of their draconian policies.
This said, a well-known bullying tactic is projection of the bully’s own inadequacies and nasty traits onto their victims to cover their tracks. Scapegoating is used…
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