In class obsessed Britain, tweet of 'white van' man hits nerve

November 21, 2014 4:03 PM

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In class obsessed Britain, tweet of 'white van' man hits nerve

ROCHESTER England (Reuters) - Posting a picture on Twitter of a two-storey house, displaying three English flags of St. George and with a white tradesman's van outside might seem innocuous to a foreign eye.

When a British politician appeared to sneer at the modest Rochester home of a 'white van' voter, she was vilified as a member of an arrogant London elite.

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