Re: western economy failure down to crony capitalism ?
He didn't call vulnerable people job snobs, he called those who looked down on jobs such as shelf stacking job snobs... Link
"In the other, armed with an unjustified sense of superiority and sporting an intellectual sneer, we find a commentating elite which seems determined to belittle and downgrade any opportunity for young people that doesn't fit their pre-conceived notion of a 'worthwhile job'," the former Tory leader wrote in the Daily Mail.
"Sadly, so much of this criticism, I fear, is intellectual snobbery. The implicit message behind these ill-considered attacks is that jobs in retail, such as those with supermarkets or on the High Street, are not real jobs that worthwhile people do.
"How insulting and demeaning of the many thousands of people who already work in such jobs up and down the country!
"I doubt I'm the only person who thinks supermarket shelf-stackers add more value to our society than many of those 'job snobs' who are busy pontificating about the Government's employment policies. They should learn to value work and not sneer at it."
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