And popular policy, overwhelmingly supported by public – but Guardian, Labour right and others destroyed Corbyn for it
In a genuine ‘through the looking-glass moment, the Guardian has published an editorial in which it claims, with no apparent irony or sense of shame, that renationalising energy is ‘the new common sense’:
It was always common sense – and for the last two general elections it was Labour’s flagship manifesto policy, along with all other strategic national industries and services: the NHS, rail, Royal Mail and water.
And the Guardian was among the rags and broadcasters – the whole ‘MSM’ and the entire Establishment they serve – that waged an unprecedented war on Jeremy Corbyn for it, as the activist ‘ToryFibs’ pointed out scathingly:
The desperate situation in which the UK is now drowning was entirely avoidable – and would never have happened under a Corbyn-led government with the proud policies to restore the nation that Corbyn’s Labour unashamedly offered. And those policies were popular across supporters of all parties, even the poisonous Tories.
The ‘mainstream’ media, the Labour right, including Keir Starmer, and the entire Establishment robbed the UK’s people of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become a nation to be proud of again. Hundreds of thousands are dead, millions are in desperate poverty, national infrastructure and democracy are in collapse – and more will die and become poor, even destitute, essential services will collapse even further – because of that sabotage and betrayal, which Starmer continues now.
Claiming what was always clearly needed is suddenly ‘new commonsense’ not only won’t wash, it is the most shameless and shameful rewriting of history – and a spineless refusal by media and commentators to own the consequences they brought on us all.
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