Many of us are still reeling today from news that Theresa May has slithered her way back into Downing Street: by forging an alliance with an oppressive far-right party of ill-repute across the Irish Sea. And despite the fact Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour dramatically surpassed expectation, quite literally overturning the single majority government the Tories already had, the media and various Tory mouthpieces are already hard at work trying to portray his campaign as a miserable failure.
Tories crow they won the battle. And that they did. But only just, and only by a disgusting, deplorable, insidious ruse. (The kind of minor ‘detail’ that rarely matters to Conservatives.) But really, considering the £3.88m of lies, abuse, propaganda and media slur thrown at Corbyn since the snap election announcement alone, and the fact only a few weeks ago we were all expected to believe he was quite literally the world’s ‘biggest loser’ – what Corbyn’s actually achieved is frankly, little short of a miracle.
The questions remains
The question still burns away at many of us though. How did so many people in this country still vote for such an ethically-barren party?
Sadly, the answer is often clear. They’re living on another planet. (Or hail from one.)
Such as this one particularly warped gentlemen on BBC Question Time this evening. When he finally got his little ‘pitch’ for the camera, he came out with some of the most ludicrous statements I’ve ever ever heard on one of these shows. And that’s really saying something: they often seem to showcase lunatics on day release from Jeremy Kyle’s dungeon. But wow, these comments really took the biscuit: