Anti-Corbyn MP’s opinion of former Labour leader was rather different in the days before the Labour right wanted him out
Right-wing Labour MP Margaret Hodge is a frequent face in so-called ‘mainstream’ media coverage of Jeremy Corbyn – and of the party when he was leader. The Barking MP, who once screamed abuse in Corbyn’s face while he was leader of the party, this week attacked the unanimous decision of a National Executive Committee panel to end his suspension – which rather backfired when a Jewish former ANC MP highlighted her family’s business interests in South Africa during the apartheid era and questioned her suitability as a Labour MP.
But in the days before the Labour right wanted to end his leadership and influence she expressed a rather different view, as the book ‘Comrade Corbyn‘ notes:
Praising his anti-racism and anti-fascism just a few years ago. Attacking him as a racist now. ‘Go figure’, you might say.
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