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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Where next for the Labour Party?

Submitted by George Callaghan… Labour has just gone down to its worst defeat in decades. What did it? Brexit and Corbyn. There were other issues but the foregoing are by far the most consequential. To paraphrase Bill Clinton: its Brexit, stupid. The party had no coherent policy on the issue. Labour tried to hedge on…

Tories and Labour Make Big Push for Votes on Last Sunday Before Election

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s political parties embarked Sunday on a final hunt for votes ahead of this week’s general election, making last-ditch appeals to shore up support and persuade their backers to go to the polls. All 650 seats in the House of Commons are up for grabs Thursday when voters will pass judgement on…

Tories on pace for majority government as Brexit dominates election cycle (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss elections in the UK and PM Boris Johnson’s course to win a parliamentary majority. Johnson is on his way to win a majority of 68 seats in parliament at the December 12th election, according to a model from pollsters YouGov. Johnson pledged to deliver Brexit by…

General Election Candidate Safia Ali Dropped by Labour Over Antisemitic Social Media Posts

Scottish Labour has expressed its “deep regret” over selecting a woman who had allegedly made antisemitic social media posts in the past as its candidate to fight the seat of Falkirk in December’s snap general election. The Labour Party said it took “immediate action” to remove “Community Development Practitioner” Safia Ali as their candidate in…

The 2019 election

Submitted by George Callaghan… It looks as though the Conservatives are headed for substantial victory. Boris Johnson came to office determined to make Brexit a reality and to call an early election. It is hard to decide what was a higher priority for him. BoJo is nothing is not astute. Looking at the chronicles tells…

Remainers unable to derail Brexit and avoid Corbyn PM. Nullify 2016 Brexit Vote looms...

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the Remainer MPs inability to figure out a way to derail Brexit, remove Boris Johnson and avoid a Jeremy Corbyn tenure as UK Prime Minister. As October 31st approaches, it appears that Brexit leverage has swung back Boris’ way, unless the Remain faction executes the nuclear…

Checkmate! Corbyn’s Please Make Me “Temporary PM” Scheme Fails Already

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk: Two days ago I noted Corbyn Seeks to Stop Brexit Via “Make Me Temporary PM” Pretty Please Offer. My ending comment was “There is little chance Corbyn’s ‘Make Me PM Pretty Please’ motion does anything but fall flat on its face. But if by some miracle it passed, I expect Johnson…

Nigel Farage Offers Boris Johnson A Chance To Work Together To “Smash Labour”

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk: In a Telegraph Op-Ed Nigel Farage says Boris, the country is crying out for leadership – but with my party’s help, we can resolve Brexit. The European elections were a sobering experience for the Tories. Their support fell to only 10 per cent of the vote and I already know…

67 Labour Party Members Attack Corbyn’s Anti-Jewish Leadership In Newspaper Ad

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is reeling from an ad by members of his own party accusing him of being anti-Jewish. If you support @JeremyCorbyn in any way you are not antiracist. And we believe that MPs and peers in @UKLabour are now condoning and complicit with Corbyn’s nasty politics…

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