Former Labour leader receives international award from famous Dublin educational establishment for contributions to political discourse, while Starmer supports war, imperialism, inequality and apartheid
Last week, Keir Starmer received a ‘Politician of the Year’ award from the Tory Spectator magazine, to cheers and whoops from what one Labour insider described as Starmer’s ‘fellow Tories’.
Today, Starmer’s predecessor – and an actual Labour leader – Jeremy Corbyn received the Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage from the Philosophical Society of Trinity College, Dublin, for his public service and his activities reshaping political discourse – at a time when the whole political Establishment was kowtowing to the lie that austerity was needed, Corbyn exposed it as an entirely avoidable political choice made to protect wealth and privilege.
Corbyn tweeted about the award and said that his acceptance speech reaffirmed his ‘commitment to anti-imperialism, peace and social justice’:
Tragically for our nation and others, Starmer is doing everything he can to un-win the argument after Corbyn had even Tory voters backing his policies. And while Corbyn still stands for peace, anti-imperialism and social justice, Keir Starmer is assiduously for war, imperialism and inequality, with a large dose of apartheid for good measure.
Congratulations to Jeremy Corbyn on his deserved award – and commiserations to a benighted UK where there is no significant opposition to the wealth and privilege anywhere near the misnamed ‘opposition’ front bench.
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