Chancellor scared of his ‘Shadow’ – McDonnell challenges broadcasters to follow Sky News ’empty chair’ lead
Chancellor Sajid Javid has chickened out of a head-to-head debate with Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, in spite of initially posturing as if he would welcome McDonnell’s invitation to a contest of ideas and credibility.
McDonnell tweeted about the evaporation of Javid’s ‘bluster and bravado’ – and challenged the BBC and other broadcasters to ’empty chair’ the timid Tory:
A senior Labour source told the SKWAWKBOX:
It’s hilariously pathetic. Javid is literally scared of his shadow.
Given Javid’s determination to stick with his fake claims of Labour spending – so wild even the BBC has denounced them – it’s no surprise he’s scared to debate. The Shadow has far more substance than the Tory.
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