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Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:13 pm
by The Weeping Angel
mojojojo wrote:
bluebellnutter wrote:
The Red Arrow wrote:Time to get behind him, Comrades.
Just so we're clear, does that mean we aren't allowed to criticise him, his election or anything he does?

Only I have a few criticisms of him and I need to know whether I would be deemed as "not getting behind him" if I were to air them.
Who said no criticism? Maybe just don't stick the boot in the second he's been elected, I dunno.
Tell that to his more fanatical followers

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:17 pm
by new puritan
Littlejohn's brain wrote:
mojojojo wrote:Who said no criticism? Maybe just don't stick the boot in the second he's been elected, I dunno.
Tell that to his more fanatical followers
Criticism is essential. The left will need to be prepared to criticise Corbyn when it has to, while at the same time defending him against the right. But for Christ's sake let's have some political criticism instead of this shit sensationalism we've had so far.

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:18 pm
by The Red Arrow
Of course he's to be subjected to scrutiny and criticism, but having been elected with no need for second choice counts, maybe - in the interests of that fairer society that we all claim to seek - it's time to accept that members and supporters have spoken, and that maybe it's time to start sticking it to the tories and kippers instead of each other.

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:18 pm
by bluebellnutter
I see the character assassinations of those who don't want to serve in a Corbyn cabinet are already in full swing on social media. Given how utterly awful "Blairism" apparently is according to them it's amazing it's the only thing to have won Labour any General Elections at all in the last 4 decades, isn't it?

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:19 pm
by mojojojo
Yes!

(to Red's comment)

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:20 pm
by Messianic Trees
Dan Hodges is having a meltdown: The day the Labour Party died

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Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:20 pm
by Daley Mayle
If there had been no Three Quidders would Corbyn still have won in the first round?

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:21 pm
by mojojojo
What's his problem? He hates the Labour Party.

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:24 pm
by D.C. Harrison
Paul wrote: Cuntyjohn is racking his brain cells ( sic ) to think of a name for him.
Bearing in mind his deputy, I can see a "Tom and Jerry" theme.

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:35 pm
by Coupled Moment
Messianic Trees wrote:Dan Hodges is having a meltdown: The day the Labour Party died

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I burst into actual laughter while reading that column. Especially at that poll, that was fucking golden:
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Cry harder, Danny boy.

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:35 pm
by The Weeping Angel
bluebellnutter wrote:I see the character assassinations of those who don't want to serve in a Corbyn cabinet are already in full swing on social media. Given how utterly awful "Blairism" apparently is according to them it's amazing it's the only thing to have won Labour any General Elections at all in the last 4 decades, isn't it?
I know pathetic we've got five more years of this. Remember when Corbyn didn't support Blair that was principled when they refuse to serve in his shadow cabinet there traitors.

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:40 pm
by new puritan
Robbie Travers
‏@RobbieTravers
@mclaughlan_ Don't worry, we already got enough dirt on Jeremy to make sure he loses 2020.
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Admirably candid. Probably grounds for expulsion, though. If this petulance is typical of the right's response they're going to make themselves a lot easier to sideline.

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:45 pm
by Messianic Trees
Jeremy Corbyn is the Steve Brookstein of British politics: He's just won the phone vote but the British public are not going to buy his records
By MATT CHORLEY, POLITICAL EDITOR FOR MAILONLINE

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Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:48 pm
by new puritan
London FBU ‏@LondonFBU 45m45 minutes ago
With Corbyn's victory, the London region of the FBU will now begin a debate about the merits of reaffiliating our union to the Labour party.
Good stuff. RMT and PCS next...

Re: Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:52 pm
by Messianic Trees
More from the Mail:

Anti-monarchy, anti-austerity and a defender of Putin, ISIS and Palestinian terrorists: The extraordinary views of Labour's VERY radical new leader

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Teetotal vegetarian nicknamed 'Jelly': Meet Jeremy Bernard Corbyn, the socialist hardliner raised in a manor voted against Labour more times than David Cameron
Jeremy Bernard Corbyn was born in 1949 into wealthy middle-class family
New Labour leader was raised in a £1million manor and privately-educated
For 32 years he's been the most uncompromisingly left-wing MP in the UK
Married 3 times, he split with wife No 2 over her school choice for their son


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