More centrist hypocrisy
Labour MP Charlotte Nichols has tweeted her delight at the defection from to Labour of (now former) Tory MP Christian Wakeford, after the Labour party posted its welcome:
But only ten days ago, Nichols responded to the idea of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn starting a new party – which was in any case only a story briefed to media allies by the Labour right in an attempt to justify permanently expelling Corbyn – by huffing that any MP who switched party should call a by-election to see whether voters wanted to retain them:
Young Labour nailed the issue of why welcoming Wakeford at any level is far worse than any suggestion of Corbyn starting a party – Wakeford played a full and enthusiastic role in helping the Tories make life miserable for millions and attack our human rights:
Nichols, of course, is the same MP who proudly tweeted a picture of herself holding an anti-Gypsy Labour leaflet – then went on to try to defend Neil Coyle when he was accused of antisemitism for wanting to expel Labour’s left-wing Jews – and tweeted a smiling selfie with a Tory MP while attending a corporate-paid England football match.
Ten days to completely switch opinion according to what suits the party’s two-faced leader at any given moment. If anything was needed to sum up the dire state of Labour under the Starmer-Mandelson regime, this would fit the bill nicely.
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