Saturday, 14 January 2017

Danczuk: 'Many are Called, Few are Chosen'!

SIMON Danczuk the MP for Rochdale, according to the Manchester Evening News last night has been branded ‘heartless’ and ‘an inhuman disgrace’ after comments about ‘beggars’ in Rochdale.  On a tweet he wrote:
'Begging - counted 4 beggars between Rochdale Exchange & Wheatsheaf entrances last Tuesday. Should at very least be moved on.'
The MP later defended his remarks - and says he was trying to draw attention to police ‘losing control’ of Rochdale town centre - claiming officers aren’t doing enough to tackle begging and anti-social behaviour.
People may excused for thinking that Mr. Danczuk detests beggars or is deeply concerned about the problem of anti-social behavour in Rochdale.
Nothing of the sort!  The man is totally disinterested in these matters except as a device to get public attention.
Mr. Danczuk has seized on his fleeting encounter with a few paupers in Rochdale town centre to wallow in another bit of cheap publicity.
In the Book of Judges there is a chapter on the coup d'état of Abimelech, the illegitimate son of Gideon, who hired and armed gangs of paupers and vagabonds to assist him in seizing power.  With their assistance he slaughtered one by one and 'upon one stone,' as Scripture says, the seventy sons that Gideon had had by his lawful wives 
The story of this misdeed is followed, in the same chapter, by a truly pitiless parable on the vocation of the political leader in which all the trees sought a leader:  first the olive; then the fig tree and the vine, but ultimately settling upon the bramble to rule over them.  This has been described as the most subversive passage in the Bible, because the bramble, a self-indulgent plant agrees to rule over the other trees because, unlike the others, it has nothing better to do.
Mr. Danczuk is the consummate politician because like the bramble in the Bible he is not fit for owt else, and he pushes himself forward because he is really disinterested in poverty and child sex abuse.  The beggars he sees on the streets of Rochdale or the survivors of sexual abuse he chooses to interview for his book are just a means to an end for Danczuk, the professional politician.
That's why Mr. Danczuk is a man born to a political vocation who cannot adapt himself to everyday life, because he wants power for its own sake. 
In the Biblical parable already quoted the olive, the fig and the vine, refuse to take power not because they don't want to rule but because they can't rule because it is not in their natures.  Their nature is to lead an orderly life, and not to be rushing about, holding forth in the streets and giving themselves airs. 
Simon Danczuk is currently holding forth about the police's failure to move the beggars today, tomorrow there will be something else for him to go on a sterile rant about to capture the headlines.  He'll do anything to gain re-admittance into the Labour Party.

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