At least one Irish person vocally unimpressed with wishes tweeted by Establishment-friendly ‘Sir’ who whipped Labour MPs to abstain on Tory bill that gives immunity to soldiers who shoot civilians
Keir Starmer tweeted a St Patrick’s Day message this morning to ‘the Irish community in Britain’ – and just ‘sláinte’ to any Irish people who don’t happen to live in Britain, which would include people who actually live in Ireland, whether north or south.
It didn’t go down well with at least one Irish reader:
Could it just possibly be linked to the fact that Starmer whipped Labour MPs to abstain on the Tory ‘Overseas Operations Bill’ to give soldiers immunity if they commit atrocities including shooting civilians. Starmer even sacked three MPs for daring to vote against it.
Some of the other responses to Starmer’s tweet certainly seem to suggest it, whether very bluntly or civilly, with many also linking it to Starmer’s original intention to abstain (for a change) on the new Johnson and Patel’s new policing bill:
Perhaps the initial response could have been far worse than ‘kiss my ass’.
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