The Canary is currently investigating claims that Labour MP Graham Jones, who voted in favour of airstrikes against Syria, has engaged in an expletive-laden exchange with a constituent who criticised his support for the war.
Apparently, Mr Jones believes he is the one who is under attack, rather than the constituent who appears to have been sworn at simply for sending along respectful criticism to his elected representative.
Once we are in a position to verify the claims absolutely, we will. If that happens, it is another hammer blow for the discredited Blairite wing of the Labour party. By voting to bomb Syria – against the will of their party membership, and over half the electorate – they displayed a remarkable level of contempt. But to issue such a disgraceful response to this civil enquiry suggests the contempt runs even deeper than we thought.
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