Second piece of outright fake news about Labour is callous as well as untrue
Another piece of wholesale fake news has been circulated by the so-called ‘mainstream’ media about the Labour Party – and the second is worse than the first.
This afternoon, the SKWAWKBOX confirmed that Robert Peston’s claim, that a Labour leaflet for the EU elections was being rewritten, was untrue – but this evening a number of media outlets have run with a claim that Jeremy Corbyn’s chief of staff Karie Murphy has been appointed as acting general secretary to replace Jennie Formby.
This claim is also entirely untrue.
But not only did the ‘MSM’ make the false claim, some even stooped so low as to try to exploit it to portray it as the cause of strife within the party:
Ms Formby announced some weeks ago that she is being treated for breast cancer, but would continue to fulfil the role except for time out for treatment – a point she underlined elegantly on Twitter this afternoon:
Just when you thought the ‘mainstream’ media couldn’t go much lower – clearly desperation at Labour’s strong polling is biting hard.
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