It would bring events nicely full circle. It would also be true as matters stand. And will carry on being so until or unless Labour comes to its senses – or splits.
Posts Tagged: Anti-Semitism
Break a campaign promise? Trash your own antisemitism report, and both your reputations? Look both incompetent and corrupt? Why not.
Only Corbyn could spark an anti-semitism row at an event about stopping anti-semitism. But he intends to hang on.
Yes, political debate must be responsible. But it must also be robust – on immigration, and everything else
We are four days away from the biggest political decision of our generation. Let the arguments be put.
It is an ideology which views people as collections of abstract categories rather than individuals, and finds fashionable new forms for Jewphobic tropes.
To a movement used to overlooking the murder of millions, anti-Jewish prejudice and hatred is the mildest of sins.
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But the Conservative candidate for Mayor London has performed the valuable function of clarifying what can and can’t be said.
Is it seriously only legitimate to ask such questions of a white man but not, in exactly the same terms, of a Muslim?
“I didn’t insinuate anything. I said that there is a very clear problem, and I’ve given you an example of it, and you don’t seem to be taking it seriously.”
What emerges through the mists is a more-or-less standard left-wing politician, but with a sensitive nose for where the political wind will blow next.
On the local elections: “I’ve been touring round the country and I know it’s been a setback for us, it’s been a dreadful week.”
His warm words are all well and good, but they have to be backed up with action.
Ken Livingstone has been suspended for bringing the party into disrepute after saying Adolf Hitler supported Zionism.
Jeremy Corbyn has no comment when asked what he intends to do about accusations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party.