This outstanding article on Random Public Journal highlights the fact that the tragic events last Monday in Manchester did not meet the government’s own criteria for activating Operation Temperer and putting troops on Britain’s streets.
It’s becoming constantly clearer that Theresa May is attempting to exploit the tragic death of innocents to try to rescue her sinking campaign – with the complicity of a large part of the media. Corbyn was absolutely right to tackle it head on in his speech this morning.
By Jason Michael
Text without context is a pretext. It would appear that the British government is bending its own rules as far as they will go to create a state of emergency that comes as nothing short of a godsend for a desperate Theresa May.
British police and security services have been working around the clock, as is their job, investigating the possibility of a connection between the Manchester bomber, 22 year old Salman Abedi, and a wider terror network linked to the Islamic State. It is ludicrous to suggest this is not at least a possibility, but without any credible evidence of such the Westminster government and its ideologically aligned media have simply run with the ISIS connection narrative.
It has been this assumed connection that has empowered Theresa May to upgrade the state’s terror warning level to “critical” – indicating that another terrorist attack is “imminent”…
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