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Sinn Fein/Tories call for descendents from “good families” to be given political privilege.

Posted by Jason O on Feb 7, 2015 in Irish Politics, Not quite serious. |


Sinn Fein/The British Conservative and Union Party (delete as appropriate) have defended the rights of people descended from famous ancestors to be given special treatment above that of ordinary citizens not sharing a famous bloodline.

A spokesperson for the party said: “We are calling on people from these good families, who are entitled to this special treatment due to the superior blood in their veins, to be consulted on things like commemoration of national historical events/national legislation (delete as appropriate). It is only right that people whose key achievement in this regard is to have been born be sought out and asked their opinions with regard to these national matters. They should be given reserved seats on committees/in the House of Lords (delete as appropriate). I mean, it’s not like we want to copy those filthy republican practices of say, France, where all citizens are regarded as equal. This is a country where people must learn to respect their blood betters and know their place.”


Feb 8, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Spot on !

Feb 8, 2015 at 9:44 pm

Of course. Having an ancestor who fought in 1916 is like having an ancestor who was on the boat with William the Conqueror. Why don’t we make all these people viscounts and grant them land?



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