Monday, May 03, 2010

Voter quote of the day...

... comes from Dick Puddlecote, who was giving a helping hand to Martin Cullip—the Libertarian Party PPC for Sutton and Cheam—on Saturday.
For now, though, a comment from a Sri Lankan Brit which had me at first confused before being doubled up in laughter, deserves a wider audience. He'd read the leaflet and asked about policies. Quite liked them in fact.
He: The thing is, the three main parties are all the same. Who wants to vote for them?
Me: Exactly.
He: I'm going to vote BNP.
Me: BNP? Really?
He: Yes, because if they get in, they will repatriate me out of this bloody country!

And with a wink and a smile, he was off.



Anonymous said...

I'm not surprised at all. I had three Philipinos on our factory floor DEMANDING that I vote BNP. They like the look of that repatriation money and they really really REALLY hate muslims. Just look at the war news from the Philippines and you'll know why.

Dick Puddlecote said...

Ta for the link, DK. :-)

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