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Credo: Michael Howard

2 January 2004

"I do not believe that one person's poverty is caused by another's wealth."

- Michael Howard

"I believe the struggle for financial freedom is unfair, I believe the only ones who disagree are millionaires."

- Savage Garden

Like a tired old hedgehog emerging from its winter lair to stretch its creaking limbs and mark its territory with a long and rancid wee, the leader of the Conservatives, Michael Howard, began the New Year by publishing a set of his founding beliefs.

We at the Friday Thing decided to take a leaf out of Howard's book (itself a very well borrowed tome) and set out our own most deeply-held principles.

Please note: these are not policies; the policies will come later and in due course.

- I believe the children are our future.

- I believe I can fly.

- I believe I can touch the sky.

- I believe in life after love (after love, after love...)

- I believe for every drop of rain that falls, a flower grows.

- I believed in Father Christmas and I looked to the sky with excited eyes.

- I believe in a thing called love.

- I believe in miracles.

- Where you from?

- You sexy thing.



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