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Arsenal Oldie
27 Dec 09 07:18
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Meanwhile, Mr Straw told the Sunday Times that "the reference to Eton was just a quip," and was "not part of a strategy".

The BBC's political correspondent Ross Hawkins said Number 10 sources had also insisted that Labour had no plans to launch a class war campaign.

Mr Brown's comments have been viewed by some commentators as a retreat to a "core vote" strategy, with the aim of appealing to Labour's traditional, working class supporters.

A racist or sexist quip can cost an individual their job. A classist quip is "just a quip". Welcome to Brown's Britain.

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