On an evening during which Labour – together with no fewer than 118 Tories and blanket support from every MP of other parties – inflicted the heaviest government defeat in parliamentary history on Theresa May, three Labour MPs chose to miss out on their little piece.
By voting with Theresa May, for her epochally awful Brexit deal.
It takes a kind of heroism to be that catastrophically wrong – that monumentally out of touch with the zeitgeist and to have their fingers that far off the pulse.
Ian Austin, Kevin Barron, John Mann – such towering wrongness deserves recognition.
(Frank Field would have made this exclusive club – but blew it by resigning the Labour whip last year and therefore counting as an independent.)
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