Opinion: Rory Stewart has made Pret a Manger the front line of a political class war

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Look at Nigel Farage. A boarding schoolboy turned commodities broker who I can only assume gained popularity largely because he has been photographed countless times with a pint in his hands

It’s a cynical but effective tactic, and it works because there is so little genuine working-class representation in politics.

 

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'It’s the political shift towards middle-class concerns – like which is the best Pret a Manger on the Central Line' That'd be a London concern - the rest of the UK hasn't got much of a public transport system left, the roads are full of holes, & the libraries & museums are gone.

Wot a load of bollox.

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