In this country there’s no housing policy. Nobody asks you why you can’t afford a house. Nobody asks why you think you’re entitled to the same standard of living as the working class have.
It used to be that you got a Council house if you couldn’t afford to buy your own, and it was basic accommodation, but it was better than the slum you used to live in. The reason you couldn’t afford to buy your own house was that you didn’t earn enough money or there were no jobs, but the important thing was that you wanted to work, and you earned what you could.
Your kids had a chance to grow up in a reasonable house while they got an education and a job and saved to buy a house of their own.
It was a safety net, and many thousands of us availed of it, but today it’s different. Today, while there are thousands who need Council houses, there are thousands more who expect to live in the safety net, and that includes drug-dealing scumbags who don’t have to explain to anyone why they can’t afford a house of their own.
Today, even if you aren’t a member of the working class, even if you never worked a day in your life, you don’t just get basic accommodation while you try to make things better for your family.
Instead, you’re entitled to the same luxury as the working class. Today, no matter what sort of lazy scumbag you are, you only need to tell the Council you’re out of work and you have ten children (even though nobody forced you to have them and you couldn’t afford them anyway).
You might be a big, fit, healthy, strong lump of a man, but nobody will ask you why you’re out of work. Nobody will force you to live in a dirty old Council estate either. Instead, they’ll buy you a nice house in a nice area, beside nice working-class people who won’t know how to cope with your savage brats. And you can spend all day on the couch watching porn on your free flat-screen tv while your scum children break into the neighbours’ houses when they’re out at work.
After you get your free house, you’ll have no obligation to anyone. If your wild children want to fling stolen shopping trolleys around the road, nobody will intervene, and certainly not your quiet, well-behaved working-class neighbours who never saw the likes of you and your savage spawn in their lives. If you want to throw out the old fridge so that you can put in the new one you got free from the Council, that’s fine as well. You can toss it on the green in front of your neighbours’ house if you like. Nobody will complain. Certainly not your terrified neighbours.
You live in a world without responsibility or consequences.
Aren’t you the lucky scumbag? And all paid for by me.
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