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A Labour Activist Sets The Record Straight About Who Really Represents The Working Class

Guy Matthews' blistering denunciation of UKIP went viral this week.
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Britain's Labour Party is often derided by the far right, much like the Democrats here, as really being run by liberal elites rather than those who "fully understand working-class concerns." Guy Matthews, a Labour Party activist from Retford, has heard that bullshit too often and went off, setting the record straight in a video that went viral on Facebook and Twitter.

Or as he says in the video, "I’m closer to a Jamaican born brickie than I am Jacob Rees-Mogg. I've got more in common with a Polish hotel maid than I do with Nigel Farage. There's a lot of money and effort that goes into obscuring that simple truth."

He's garnered much praise on twitter for saying what needed to be said.


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An earlier version of this article mistakenly identified Mr. Guy as an MP.

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