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What a man of the people Keir Starmer turned out to be!

When he finally broke cover to comment on the swim taken by the statue of slaver Edward Colston on Sunday, it wasn’t to discuss the brutal legacy of the British slave trade, that is still ruining lives to this very day.

It was to deplore the statue’s removal as an unforgivable act of vandalism!

So now we know where his priorities lie!

(If you’re confused, refer again to the image at the top of this piece. Got it? Good. Let’s continue.)

This is the man whose first act as Labour leader was to concede that his party has a huge problem with anti-Semitism and hand over the handling of that problem to a third-party organisation consisting mainly of supporters of the Conservatives.

So we can see that he sees racism against Jews as heinous but will defend the symbols of racism against black people to the hilt.

Perhaps this is the reason he hasn’t lifted a finger to investigate the appalling racism directed against Diane Abbott, Clive Lewis or any other black Labour MPs?

Starmer’s silly outburst has provoked unfavourable comparisons with Jeremy Corbyn. I’m sure that wasn’t his intention:

More seriously, he has demonstrated to half a million party members that he supports racism against people who are party members:

His comment that the statue could have been taken down by legal means has been disproved out-of-hand; attempts had been made continuously for decades, only to be rebuffed by authorities who, one presumes, are as racist as Starmer himself. Did he know this when he passed his comment?

One of the most informative reactions to Starmer has been that of black Bristolian and Canary supremo Kerry-Anne Mendoza, who has correctly – and publicly – deduced what Starmer’s comments mean about him as a person:

Yes indeed.

He has changed Labour from a party that was accused of racism into a party that is rightly accused of racism.

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