LA News Release, "Free Market and Civil Liberties Think Tank Congratulates Prime Minister's Son on Job - Meritocracy Now Prevails in Britain" (August 2004)
NEWS RELEASE FROM THE LIBERTARIAN ALLIANCE
In Association with the Libertarian International
Release Date: 14th August 2004
Release Time: Immediate
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"FREE MARKET AND CIVIL LIBERTIES THINK TANK CONGRATULATES PRIME MINISTER'S SON ON JOB - MERITOCRACY NOW PREVAILS IN BRITAIN"
The Libertarian Alliance, the radical free market and civil liberties think tank and pressure group, congratulates the Prime Minister's son Euan Blair, on securing a job at 'The Sunday Times'.
Libertarian Alliance Director, Dr Chris Tame commented:
"We realise how hard it is for the press to find talented individuals with investigative skills, writing ability and innovatory and interesting things to say. We are therefore pleased that they have not deviated from the principles of meritocracy and have scoured all ranks of our society in order to identify and cultivate genuine talent. That a Prime Minister's son could receive such an appointment tells us all we need to know about the state of our society today.
Let the carping critics and cynics remain silent. Can we doubt that the last vestiges of the old boy network, the bad old days when brain dead upper-class twits found easy passage throughout business, the civil service, politics and the media, are now over? Two New Labour administrations have clearly transformed our country into a meritocracy where talent is at a last able to rise from all sections of society."
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