“This morning a woman on the radio was speaking about how she had more that one job in order to get by. In particular she stated how she had to choose either use money for bus fares to get to one of the jobs or to buy food.
The chances are you will never, ever be in that situation, so perhaps it is understandable that you cannot really comprehend this happening. But then again, I’m also lucky. Although not quite in your league where income is concerned, I’ve never been in that dreadful predicament, nor am likely to be. The difference is I can still manage to feel for her, and the millions of others like her who are suffering the same choices because of austerity measures which you and your pal George still insist are necessary.
So why cant you?”