Labour ‘leader’ belittled himself during PMQs on Wednesday – and the public wants an apology
On Wednesday, Keir Starmer capped an abysmal performance in PMQs – during which he failed to land a blow on Boris Johnson and indulged in a succession of embarrassingly feeble ‘jokes’ – by smearing Jeremy Corbyn by calling Boris Johnson the ‘Tory Corbyn’.
Starmer succeeded only in belittling himself – and it seems those who heard it agreed, as a demand for Starmer to apologise quickly trended on Twitter, reaching the number two spot in UK trends:
At the same time, news broke that Labour’s already weak lead over the Tories had fallen by two points – and Starmer himself is polling lower than Johnson in who the public thinks should be leading the country, with 28% preferring Johnson and only 26% Starmer despite the massive and constantly mushrooms scandals around the Tory boor.
Worse still for both of them, far more people prefer neither of them. And after Wednesday’s excruciating performance by both it’s not hard to see why.
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