Wheels Fall off BBC

CSM EDITORIAL The imam who questioned the Tory Leadership candidates on last night’s BBC debate has since been suspended by his employer – a school where he worked as Deputy Head – for antisemitic tweets. Meanwhile, another questioner, Aman Thakar, asked the Tory contenders if they would be a legitimate Prime Minister should they win – Thakar turned out to be a Labour Party council candidate in … Continue reading Wheels Fall off BBC

Waning Watson

BY JAMIE FOSTER With the hashtag #sacktomwatson flying around the web and Corbynites up in arms at his apparent treachery towards Jeremy Corbyn, under-pressure Tom Watson MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party (for now), put out a speech over Twitter that shows the desperate nature of his Brexit position: Great video & speech today by @tom_watson pic.twitter.com/CAp9nbKRxC — Andrew Adonis (@Andrew_Adonis) June 17, 2019 … Continue reading Waning Watson

Just Give it to Boris

CSM EDITORIAL Possibly there are only six things standing in the way of Boris Johnson’s triumphant entry into Number 10 Downing Street: the vanity of the five remaining candidates and Boris’ ability to put his foot in it (no doubt nervous Sir Lynton Crosby has considered using an electric dog collar on Johnson as the days of this leadership election pass). Just give the keys … Continue reading Just Give it to Boris

Confessions of a Trot

BY PAUL NEWALL When I converted to Trotskyism, which bigly disappointed my moderate Labour-supporting father, I discovered two eternal truths: Firstly I found that I was constantly angry and dismissive of opposing views. I was right and anyone who disagreed with my sect was a class traitor with a false consciousness that had been brainwashed by the capitalist media. The second thing I discovered was … Continue reading Confessions of a Trot

Gove is an Honourable Man

BY DAVID EYLES There are a large number of characters from classical literature who have wielded the knife and slaughtered their own allies. Shakespeare’s plays alone produce several such charmers: Macbeth, Richard III, Cassius and Brutus spring immediately to mind. It is a reflection of modern British politics that there is a temptation to draw parallels between these wicked monsters and some of our elected … Continue reading Gove is an Honourable Man

The Blind Labour Timebomb

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN “What we see the public sees,” so claimed a friend this week, discussing the horror show that Labour (and the non-conservative part of the Conservative Party) has become. His theory was that the general public know that Corbyn is a terrorist-sympathiser and an anti-Semite; that Emily Thornberry is a hypocritical prig; that anti-McDonald’s John McDonnell is a rabble-rouser with a penchant for … Continue reading The Blind Labour Timebomb

Pipsqueaks Trumped

BY JAMIE FOSTER Both Sadiq Khan and Jeremy Corbyn are guilty of embarrassing virtue signalling with their silly Westminster protest. They are a disgrace to Britain. Their arguments with President Trump are largely confected. Trump has said things that many people disagree with but on a state visit he comes as the office holder of President of our closest ally. The relationship between the US … Continue reading Pipsqueaks Trumped