No rule against protest within party, but Labour claiming disagreeing with the woeful is ‘disrepute’ – so when will a hundred right-wing MPs be getting their suspension letters?
Labour’s war on its members – and the exposure of the Stalin-like insecurity and weakness of Keir Starmer and his allies – continues ever faster. The party is now suspending members for protesting during Starmer’s dire speech yesterday against such awfulness as
- his refusal to back a proper minimum wage
- his war on democracy
- his failure to disclose the Forde report on racist, sabotaging right-wing staff
- his support for NHS privatisation
- his lack of interest in stamping out Islamophobia and racism against black people and Gypsy-Roma Travellers
Starmer’s cowardly GLUoons have started sending suspension letters to people who stood up for what’s right and for the vulnerable at Labour’s conference, while his interminable and policy-free speech dragged on, to show him the ‘red card’ or point out his betrayals of the poor.
And because there is nothing in the party’s rules – nor in any sane concept of the principle of freedom of speech – against internal protests against the woeful, the ‘Governance and Legal Unit’ is stretching the idea of ‘bringing the party into disrepute’ well beyond its breaking point.
Let’s face it: the mere presence of Keir Starmer as Labour leader and of his goons and cronies in staff positions or on the party’s national executive brings the party into disrepute and those protesting against them are trying to save Labour.
But even if that were not true, the outright hypocrisy of suspending members now when ‘Labour’ MPs and others spent five years bad-mouthing the party and leaking to their press mates at every opportunity, with no punishment and in many cases now a promotion, is making the party a sick laughing stock.
And so is the cowardice of Starmer and Evans who, unable to win the argument with ideas and vision are resorting to the most spineless tactics of abusing the rules in retribution.
Some people this week were wearing t-shirts with a Skwawkbox design showing Starmer as Stalin, in a comment on his assault on free speech. T-shirts clearly weren’t big enough to convey the scale of his insecurity and weakness. Anyone know of a billboard or two going spare?
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