At half-time in last night’s Arsenal game, I was talking to a pal about the Budget and – in the context of explaining where I thought George Osborne had gone wrong – I described how the Budget process works. He suggested I write a blog about it, so here goes.
Tyler Durden: Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War’s a spiritual war… our Great Depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won’t. And we’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off.