Did anybody else find it brutally amusing that very shortly after Jeremy Corbyn won the Labour leadership election, David Cameron was photographed in a Lebanese refugee camp?
Some might say he was overreacting to the Labour left-winger’s landslide victory.
But the fear in the Conservative Party is palpable. Consider the tweet that Cameron sent yesterday: “The Labour Party is now a threat to our national security, our economic security and your family’s security.”
This is the new message that Tories and their supporters will be pushing at you, in the style of Goebbels’ ‘Big Lie’, until you bloody well believe it! Nazi-style brainwashing of this kind has worked for them before and they reckon it’ll work again!
It seems we’re having none of it – at least, not at the moment. Here’s comedian Bill Bailey’s response:
“National Security under threat from Man with Beard in Cardigan! Wait…but.. that’s me also! I’ll…i’ll turn myself in…”
Brian May took it slightly more seriously:
“Shall we just be honest and say Corbyn is a massive threat to the Conservative Party ? Bri.”
Even the Rizzle Kicks (remember them?) got in on the act:
“You’re a threat to the underprivileged, disabled and all involved in the creative arts you absolute waste of energy.”
This Writer enjoyed the following from Rob Williamson:
“The Tories are masters of irony. “Vote Corbyn & you’ll starve!” Count the damn food banks.”
And then there’s this:
A week in politics may be a long time, but some of us have very long memories.
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