Good riddance to bad rubbish, I just hope the Labour membership & voters do not fall for it but I think they have more sense
I have no wish to make light of the childish tantrum thrown by the Labour Right today. The first batch of what will doubtless be a considerable number of Labour MPs resigned the whip today. I suspect more may follow this very week, to keep the story at the top of the headlines. The danger of splitting the Labour vote by going their own way is potentially as big a gift to the Conservatives as the breakaway of the Social Democratic Party was in the 1980s. Considering the media history of giving MPs who leave the Labour Party – at least via its right wing – enormous positive publicity for months afterwards, that danger is quite genuine.
Sort of like Blake’s 7, only all seven of them are Vila.
Nonetheless, most of the sting has been taken out of the day by a couple of absolutely…
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