CSM EDITORIAL Yesterday evening’s statement by Theresa May that she would be seeking a further extension to Article 50 and would be reaching out to Corbyn’s Labour Party was the last straw for Brexiteers across the country – with talk of “the rape of British Democracy” last night. For Conservative Brexiteers her statement was even worse – May has put them in an impossible position … Continue reading Brexit Alliance Urgently Required
CSM EDITORIAL The dossier and smears launched against Boris Johnson this weekend seemed planned to coincide with the launch of the ERG’s alternative plans for Brexit. The hitjob is well-detailed here http://bit.ly/2oPO2f4 here http://bit.ly/2wYtAwj and here http://bit.ly/2wVjuMB As things turned out, Boris’ use of the term suicide vest rather dulled the attacks – a quite brilliant shield tactic or a lucky counter strike by the man who could well … Continue reading Smearing Boris Backfires
BY JOHN ISMAEL So, John Mann, the Labour MP for Bassetlaw, has stated what many see as the obvious: Jeremy Corbyn is too old to be Prime Minister. Therefore, he should not stand as Leader of the Labour Party after the fixed term parliament delivers a new General Election in 2022. Mann said in an interview with Blairite commentator Richard Angell, covered by the Mail: … Continue reading Corbyn Too Old?
BY JOHN ISMAEL Reason states that the Corbynites certainly do not merit a reaction. Momentum and Labour activists tend to have loud voices rather than being in control of large swathes of voters. McDonnell, Abbott and Nugee are hardly of a calibre worth giving any respect to. Without JC, no doubt there will be dissent in the Labour Party and the cock will not need … Continue reading The Antidote?
CSM EDITORIAL After a worrying vacuum, Theresa May’s Lancaster House speech – setting out the Government’s general terms for negotiation for Brexit – was a characteristically thoughtful, clear and impressive speech. That was back in mid-January. Since then the Prime Minister has solidified her lead in the polls, her authority – despite a couple of iffy Prime Minister’s Questions – has grown and her stock is … Continue reading One Speech Away From Greatness