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Post by Thorin on Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:58 am

Labour leadership contender Rebecca Long-Bailey could face a walk out by dozens of MPs if she wins the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.

Up to 40 MPs are understood to be considering their futures in the party if Ms Long-Bailey is named as the next leader, which could see some sit as independents or some leave politics.

Ms Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, is one of the favourites to win the leadership contest, with her shadow cabinet colleague Sir Keir Starmer emerging as her main rival.


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/labour-leadership-rebecca-long-bailey-election-corbyn-keir-starmer-a9326391.html


No surprise there really, when she is a Corbyn Drone and Labour would be much of the same

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Post by Eilzel on Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:11 am

I really hope RLB doesn't make it as leader, and personally hope for a Keir Starmer win.

BUT, I'd be far happier with people holding the actual government to account, since their actions are what actually affect our lives, than continuing to analyse the internal battles of the Labour party.

Ultimately, if BoJo and his crew of sycophantic panto MPs actually improve our country, then they'll win in 2024 regardless of who leads Labour. And if the country is fucked in 2024, then Labour will more than likely win regardless.

Of course, while their online and media volunteers continue to smear the currently irrelevant opposition, it takes the heat off what is already looking to be a bumbling shambles of a government.

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Post by nicko on Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:52 pm

They don't want smearing, they want eliminating !
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Post by Eilzel on Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:05 pm

nicko wrote: They don't want smearing, they want eliminating !

Ah, so you want a one-party state. You could try China!

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Post by Tommy Monk on Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:31 pm




A decent opposition would do... Just not the treacherous anti British anti white racist loony left Labour party...!!!



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Post by nicko on Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:42 pm

I didn't say that Les, I was referring to the Labour Party as is. I would welcome a decent opposition free from Marxist style Government. Any idea's ?
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Post by Eilzel on Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:09 am

nicko wrote: I didn't say that Les, I was referring to the Labour Party as is. I would welcome a decent opposition free from Marxist style Government. Any idea's ?

Yes, the Labour party. You don't know what Marxism is, read a book on it.

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Post by 'Wolfie on Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:39 am

Laughing

The way that we see the likes of flicko, Tommy, Dodge and Fatdog throwing the term "Marxist" around so freely and loosely on here...

They seem to be using it to simply label anybody to the left of Ghenghis Khan.. They simply aren't interested in actual meanings.

Much the same way that many "lefties" refer to anyone directly to the right from flicko and Tommy as "fascist" (one only has to see those two defending the EDL and BNP..).

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Post by nicko on Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:07 am

I have never "defended" the EDL or the BNP you stupid lying idiot. You are a complete Tosspot and a stranger to the truth !
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