Mick Lynch: how to ruin your reputation with a single statement

Last Updated: February 25, 2024By Tags: , , , , , ,

Mick Lynch: after years of incisive, accurate commentary, he has blundered badly.

RMT trade union hero Mick Lynch has put his foot in his mouth in an extraordinary way.

Here’s what he’s said:

Voters don’t see it that way. They think, as Simon Maginn said in a response on ‘X’, that “changing one set of neoliberal austerians, NHS-profiteers and foreign-war-enthusiasts for another isn’t going to change anything that needs changing”.

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That’ll be why others who are less prone to explanations have been as blunt as this:

Here’s the consensus view of everyone who has been paying attention since Keir Starmer took over as leader of what used to be called the Labour Party:

And what’s this?

So Mick Lynch thinks Labour is the only way people should vote at the general election – but will support Jeremy Corbyn if he stands as an independent?

That will look like hypocrisy to many people – especially the Tory commentariat.

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