Michael Foster’s poisonous ‘nazi slur’ article dissected | The SKWAWKBOX Blog

One of the more amusing responses to Mr Foster's Mail on Sunday rant.

One of the more amusing responses to Mr Foster’s Mail on Sunday rant.

It seems Michael Foster has stirred up a hornet’s nest with his inflammatory Mail on Sunday article comparing supporters of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour Party with Nazi stormtroopers.

Following on from This Writer’s own article, Steve Walker over at the Skwawkbox blog has written a point-by-point response to Mr Foster’s ridiculous claims.

Clearly, Steve has a lot more stamina than I!

It’s very definitely worth a read as it dispels many of the current lies about Corbyn, his campaign and his supporters. Here’s an example (plain text is Mr Foster’s article; bolded text is Mr Walker’s response):

Saturday of last week in my home town of Camborne, the Corbyn Circus rolled into town. A crowd of 2,000 disciples came from all over Cornwall to cheer and clap and worship. One after another, Momentum speakers praised ‘Jeremy’ and spoke of the hope he gave them, the socialism he would bring to Britain.
Then the mood got much darker, with each speaker declaiming their personal persecution by unnamed sources and to round it off, all but one named me as the villain who via the courts had tried to rob them of their right to have Jeremy Corbyn as the Leader of the Labour Party.

Interesting that, as a Jewish person who claims to consider Corbyn and his supporters Nazis, Mr Foster was not afraid to stand among a crowd of said supporters in the full knowledge that the latters vexatious court case was due to be decided and that his face would be likely to be known to at least some in the crowd.

The fact that Mr Foster felt safe to attend and was, as it turned out, perfectly safe to attend, suggests not only that his comparison with stormtroopers is spurious but that Mr Foster knows that full well. I’m sure he would have felt much differently about standing among actual Nazis.

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3 thoughts on “Michael Foster’s poisonous ‘nazi slur’ article dissected | The SKWAWKBOX Blog

  1. Jill Jervis

    Interesting that a paper with close past ties to the Nazi’s should use such derogatory language about others. I’m certainly no Nazi and have nothing again Jews or any other race but I’m a big supporter of Jeremy Corbyn. I’m also disabled and being persecuted by a government who uses very Nazi propaganda against me and my ilk, and they are neither the Labour party nor JC.

  2. John

    As we all know – because Michael Foster makes continuous references to it – he is Jewish.
    I cannot help wondering if this poorly considered outburst is somehow connected with his upbringing?
    As a child and young person, Foster presumably was constantly told stories relating to the Nazis and the holocaust, even though they took place before he was born.
    It seems that while most of us in the UK have largely got over and largely forgotten the events of World War Two, others – like Foster – seem unable to move along and get on with modern life.
    Perhaps he is more to be pitied than condemned – though he clearly has no place in an organisation like the British Labour Party.

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