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Oh snap! UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls June election

disgustedoftunbridgewells Silver badge

Oh well, if you're citing the Graun, we have to believe you!

They're referring to relative poverty, that figure is stupid because:

If everybody's wages doubled overnight, that figure would increase (!)

If there's a recession and everybody gets poorer, that figure would decrease (!)

The only reason that figure exists is because it can be used until the end of time to garner support for a particular cause.

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