Ok I know it’s not fashionable to back the Tory retread who everyone was lambasting the other week for his comments on the “so called recession” but his bow-tied Lordship was in this morning’s Metro newspaper which I spied on my morning commute today. It made me think… he did sort of have a point. I wouldn’t say we’ve never had it so good but due to Alistair Darling and Gordon Brown’s economic judgements we didn’t have it as bad as things could have been – although let’s face it with the VAT hike about to hit, to paraphrase D-Ream things can only get worse.

Longer post is here up at Progress:http://bit.ly/hgro3p