Pathetic lack of vision exposes Labour’s lack of substance
The absolute lack of vision, backbone and political imagination of Keir Starmer’s Labour has been exposed yet again, after some details of tomorrow’s budget were leaked to the media.
Jeremy Hunt’s budget looks set to be the usual Tory vapour and spin – but still more substantial than anything Labour has put forward, as Resolution Foundation CEO Torsten Bell noted:
Earlier in the day, Hunt’s Labour ‘shadow’, the dire Rachel Reeves, had ‘promised’ to ‘keep energy bills low’ – when any idiot knows they are nowhere near low – and was shredded by angry respondents:
Reeves has previously trumpeted Labour’s supposed ambition to freeze bills at their current level – when the current level is already ridiculous, unjustifiable and causing huge suffering to struggling families. Starmer has abandoned his promise to renationalise energy – the real, meaningful fix for that problem – along with all the other promises he made to con Labour members into voting him in as leader.
Yet again, Starmer’s desperation to please corporations and billionaires is costing ordinary people dear – and yet again, his sheer political cowardice and idiocy is gifting the Tories an easy opportunity to ‘outflank him on the left’. Neither compassionate, nor competent – Labour under Starmer is an empty shell.
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