The true story of trickle down economics. Brilliant piece Mark.
Are we becoming more gullible? Or is it just me? I like to think that I’m quite wise to this nonsense but I’m also regularly surprised how the Spinners can present something as being really good for us, whilst shafting us in the process.
Two weeks ago, the cab company that provides Steven’s transport were taken over by a larger outfit. Two days into the takeover, I had to phone them to add another booking and the lady asked me if I was aware of their new “pricing system”. I admitted that I wasn’t. She explained that they were now operating a “peak” and “off peak” service and most of Steven’s outward journeys fall into their “peak” zone. That bit lasted all of a minute. She then spent ten minutes telling me about the great discounts on offer during their off peak times. A bit like George Osborne not explaining…
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