If you’ve lost your job, if nobody else can help, and if you can distract him from fucking over the rest of the population for the next twenty years, then maybe Gordon will give you one of his 100,000 new ones.
Of course, there’s only one type of job that the government can actually make, and they’re not exactly the most productive of jobs. As to other jobs, in construction or greenishness or anything like that, the most that the government can do is facilitate other people creating jobs.
And the best way to do that? Reduce the regulatory burden round hiring and firing, reduce red-tape in general, and lower tax.
Can you see Brown getting involved in any of that? Because I’m having difficulty in imagining such an image…