Dead cat strategy: Did McLaughlin repeat the 'bunch of migrants' slur so that the bigger lie about Jeremy Corbyn's attitude to refugees would go unchallenged?

‘Dead cat’ strategy: Did McLaughlin repeat the ‘bunch of migrants’ slur so that the bigger lie about Jeremy Corbyn’s attitude to refugees would go unchallenged?

While everybody obsesses about the “bunch of migrants” slur, repeated by Patrick McLaughlin on the BBC’s Question Time last night (January 28), David Cameron is getting away with a huge lie about Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party.

Here it is, as stated by the Independent [bolding mine]:

The PM has already defended the comments himself, telling Sky News earlier this week: “I was making a very clear point that Jeremy Corbyn was meeting with migrants and telling them they could all come to Britain.”

In fact, Labour’s policy is for the Home Office to consider admitting some people in the camps with connections to Britain, including those who have British passports.

The party’s leader Mr Corbyn has also called for the Government to get other EU nations to take their fair share of refugees and migrants in Europe.

That’s right – Corbyn never told any migrants “they could all come to Britain” – but Cameron knows it’s the kind of mud that sticks and he has been repeating the lie time and time again.

Why aren’t news reporters and TV interviewers challenging Cameron and his cabinet ministers on this lie?

Perhaps you believe it already. This Writer knows of one Vox Political reader who does.

The pseudonymical ‘paradoxicalsculder’ referred to “Corbyn’s wish of opening the flood doors to all these refugees/immigrants, who will enjoy a beautifully furnished home, learn English, receive free food vouchers or coupons, etc all to the cost of the British Taxpayer.”

It is sad to see a person so deeply misled by a lie.

Don’t let yourself fall into the same trap.
Source: Tory Cabinet minister Patrick McLoughlin repeats David Cameron’s ‘bunch of migrants’ line | UK Politics | News | The Independent

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