This is how the mindset of the so called ”ruling class” works.
I call them the ”Neo-Aristocracy”, however, this new version views the average folk with outright contempt, instead of the traditional paternalism accompanied by the ”looking down of their noses at them” mentality..
Tony Blair is banned from staying at British embassies on commercial missions
Foreign Office tells UK ambassadors not to help ex-ministers with their private business work
Tony Blair and former ministers have been banned from staying for free at British embassies and using diplomats to help carry out their private commercial work, the Telegraph can disclose.
The Foreign Office said it wanted to prevent the “inappropriate use” of government staff and resources and avoid the perception abroad that such figures were representing the UK Government.
Instead, ex-ministers will only be able to make use of embassies and staff if they are working on official business.
More here. H/T: Fjordman