Does Andy Burnham feel proud of himself?
He, and others of his ilk, have been trying to kick up another storm in the Labour Party over whether to support the renewal of the pointless Trident nuclear weapons system.
They are trying to create public anger against Jeremy Corbyn via the press, in order to regain ascendancy in the Labour Party.
That is how they plan to lose every general election for the next few decades and condemn us all to Tory rule.
Oh, they don’t see it that way.
They think that denying the will of the majority of Labour members is their right. It isn’t.
This Writer was at a meeting of the local Labour branch last night and every member who attended opposes Trident. All of them.
I don’t think that’s a fluke. I think it is a pattern that repeats across the United Kingdom.
And I think Labour’s grassroots members will demand the right to have their say.
Incidentally, the BBC report quoted below also features comments from the military on Labour’s position. What’s their opinion, then?
Shadow home secretary Andy Burnham says it may be “impossible” for Labour to reach an agreed position on Trident.
Mr Burnham, who backs renewal of the UK’s nuclear weapons, said a review by shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry would be “very difficult”.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backs unilateral nuclear disarmament.
At a meeting of Labour MPs on Monday, Ms Thornberry faced a hostile reception, with one accusing her afterwards of living in “la la land”.
She told BBC Radio 4’s Today on Tuesday that “four, five or six people kicked-off” at Monday evening’s meeting of Labour MPs but they did not necessarily represent the whole Parliamentary party.
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