Teacher, poet and commentator Guy Walker offers an uncompromising personal opinion on the prospect of five more years of Conservative rule.
Thinking about voting Tory in June?
Do you consider yourself a decent person?
What you are saying by voting Tory is:
I want the NHS to be razed to the ground and replaced with a string of palisaded private hospitals for the wealthy nestling behind barbed wire while the aged and sick expire in the muddy environs.
I want unaccountable and gratuitous sadism to become our new national bloodsport.
I want baby-mincing machines installed in community halls.
I want starving pot-bellied children like they have in Yemen and South Sudan on the streets of Bolton.
I want the right to kick impoverished disabled people out of their wheelchairs whenever I’m feeling, you know, a bit grumpy.
I want the well-off to swagger down our streets carelessly pushing the homeless into rain-soaked gutters before flicking their still-burning cigar butts in their direction.
I want to be ruled over by a cackling woman with fangs and a tail curled up inside her cape who lives in a gloomy castle on a remote bat-infested promontory.
Think about it. Is this really what you want?
Decent people don’t vote Tory.
Graphic by Jack Caramac.