Silly season stories: can you believe this desperate bid to blame Johnson’s Covid on Corbyn aide

This is very desperate, isn’t it?

Apparently the claim is that Seumas Milne, aide to Jeremy Corbyn when he was Labour leader, passed Covid-19 on to Boris Johnson – according to the Mail on Sunday:

Of course the real reason Johnson caught the virus is the one we’ve known all along: in the days before he imposed social distancing, he had been going around shaking hands with Covid-19 sufferers – getting right into the area where they could infect him.

But those medical experts at MoS thought it couldn’t be that, and concocted this Milne story instead.

Clearly they had some column inches to fill.

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  1. lawrencesroberts August 16, 2020 at 8:22 pm - Reply

    And Johnson’s near death experience 1£ for every Daily Mail untruth and we would be rich.

  2. Jeffrey davDav August 16, 2020 at 8:31 pm - Reply

    Oh dear the pinocchio party at it again

  3. kateuk August 17, 2020 at 9:37 am - Reply

    Anything to keep having a go at Jeremy Corbyn, and distract from all the real problems. Ooh look, a dead cat!

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