More embarrassment for Labour leader in week of humiliation
Keir Starmer has faced fresh embarrassment after a long week of humiliation, with even Brighton’s conference tech declining to cooperate with his wishes.
Starmer has been pummelled by unions and party members this week for his anti-democratic manoeuvres and arrogant lack of consultation, as well as a shameful war on members in an attempt to protect his acting sidekick David Evans from democracy and accountability.
And when Starmer arrived at the conference centre in Brighton today, a ‘technical problem’ meant that his entry pass wouldn’t ‘swipe’, resulting in the ‘leader’ and a considerable number of hangers-on and protection officers milling around in confusion.
Seems ‘computer’ has joined hundreds of thousands of current and former Labour members and even right-wing union bosses in saying ‘no’.
The situation has added irony because Evans’s predecessor Iain McNicol cancelled the passes to Labour HQ of Jeremy Corbyn and his team on general election night in 2017 in anticipation of the defeat the Labour right had been working for – and was caught out by the ‘Corbyn surge’. Skwawkbox broke the news exclusively at the time and the ‘Southside’ gang denied it, but it was subsequently proven to be correct.
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