Comrades lend me your purse

I shouldn’t tease them really but when I saw The Daily Bog blog’s tweet pop up on my Twitter feed I just couldn’t resist writing about it.

Being an anti-capitalist blog is all well and good but when you can’t get the Socialist government to fund your Socialist blog what is a poor Chardonnay Socialist Editor to do? Wrongly Wrongson still has to pay the rent on his trendy inner-city apartment after all.

The photo selected to go with The Daily Blog’s ‘ contribution drive’ is hilarious. It made me think of how Jacinda Ardern wants us to believe that she shops at K Mart when she is earning more money than many of us could ever dream of. The text that accompanied the photo was even funnier.

Interestingly the comment section was turned off for the contributions post. I wonder why?

Christmas Contributions Drive

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Kindest of regards – The Daily Blog Team.

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