David Cameron admits he’s actually a working-class Liverpudlian
Posted on 21st February 2017 at 21:15
Former Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted that, contrary to popular conception, he’s actually a working-class Liverpudlian.
Former Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted that, contrary to popular conception, he’s actually a working-class Liverpudlian. Cameron made the shock admission during an interview with the popular political magazine Flyfishing Weekly.
He told the magazine that he had actually grown up in a ‘rundown council house’ near Liverpool FC’s Anfield Stadium, whilst his father was a docker who suffered from ‘frequent periods of unemployment’.
Cameron explained that his tough upbringing gave him the ‘grit to make a successful Prime Minister’ and that he’d learned how important respect is from ‘confrontations with local gangs’. He added that by his mid-teens he was a ‘respected member of the local community’ though some locals did resent his constant efforts to resolve disputes by ‘calling referendums’.
The former Prime Minister admitted that he ‘might have given the impression’ he was from a richer background and apologised for any ‘confusion this may have caused’. He explained that it started with a ‘small lie about his father’s occupation’ to help him get a job, but then spiralled out of control, with claims he’d been to Eton and a member of the Bullingdon Club, until he didn’t know how to stop.
Cameron finished the interview by saying he was relieved that he could now ‘be my real self’ before joining the queue at a nearby chippy.
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