Centrist protest – that Starmer can’t be criticised for enabling fascism and supporting robber elites because he was a human rights lawyer – shredded in just five words
Left-wing pithiness won the day after a Keir Starmer supported objected to criticism of the brylcreemed barrister for his Establishment friendly politics.
‘Supertanskiii’ complained that Starmer’s old job as a human rights lawyer invalidated observations that Starmer has helped the rich avoid taxes compared to former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s spotless record on human rights – but @ianjfitch pointed out that just as Starmer was a human rights lawyer, Harold Shipman was a doctor:
As a medical doctor, Shipman took an oath to do no harm and to save life – yet was convicted of the murder of fifteen people and is believed to have killed as many as 250, including young children.
A job title is not an indicator of actual performance – and Keir Starmer has made a farce of his entire leadership campaign by breaking every promise, declaring war on members and writing for the S*n, while holding Boris Johnson’s hand to usher through draconian laws to curb protests and protect criminal police and their agents from prosecution then even calling for those trying to save the planet to be criminalised.
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