“Ultimately politicians will do as they please”

Comparative responses to being boiled alive:

France: “Aux barricades!”
UK: “We are all in this together!”
USA (USA!): “Hey, Glee’s on tonight!”

Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Some students feel that it’s unfair that the people who got their education for free – for example our parents’ generations are now placing their budget deficits onto us. As someone who didn’t vote in the last election, the current political situation makes me feel even more disillusioned than before, if the coalition was to collapse in the next 6 months I wouldn’t vote again because policy changes such as this have shown that despite voting patterns, ultimately politicians will do as they please.

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