Ben Bradley: Up against a wall (again).

Ben Bradley is a typical Tory, it seems – in that he simply does not learn from his mistakes.

It is only a matter of weeks since the Conservative vice-chairman responsible for engaging younger people got in deep trouble over a historical blog post in which he advocated forced vasectomies for the unemployed.

More recently, he libelled Jeremy Corbyn with a false claim that the Labour leader had been paid to provide secrets to the Czechoslovakians during the Cold War.

Now he has been caught suggesting that a reporter who brought that story to the public eye should be castrated – in a dialogue with former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith, no less.

Unfortunately for the pair of them, due to the kind of arrogant stupidity for which the Conservative Party is justly infamous, the conversation on the European Research Group WhatsApp group was leaked to – guess who? – the very reporter it was discussing.

(The ERG, if anyone needs to be reminded, is the organisation of Conservative Party extremists who are steering Theresa May towards the kind of hard Brexit that will seriously harm the UK economy for decades to come, if they succeed. It speaks volumes of both Mr Bradley and Mr Duncan Smith that they are both members. Iain Duncan Smith is, of course, the Tory who, as Work and Pensions Secretary, put in place the changes to the benefit system that have caused so many thousands of needless deaths.)

Here’s the conversation:

This follow-up question seems appropriate:

I understand it was a question that should be submitted to Conservative chairman Brandon Lewis, but did not get to him.

Was he busy shredding the Tory policy that demanded treatment of others with “respect”?


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