Labour didn’t lose the election in 2015….

Better put than I ever could and a must read

Paul Bernal's Blog

…it lost it a lot earlier than that. It lost it in 2010 – not by its conduct in what was always likely to be a disastrous election, but in its reaction to that election. It lost it through cowardice, through short-termism, and through  what must have felt like political expediency at the time. It lost it by failing to challenge the Tory (and to an extent Lib Dem and UKIP) attempts to rewrite history, and to set a new agenda. It lost it by failing to stand up for itself, by failing to stand up for exactly those people that Labour was created to support and protect. It lost it by failing to stand up for the truth – and by failing to challenge a whole range of myths.

The first of those myths is the most obvious – the cause and nature of the economic crisis. Labour didn’t cause…

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One thought on “Labour didn’t lose the election in 2015….

  1. Labour will not pay me the state pension, just the same as the Tories. So Ed wailed about what Labour call the 2.9 million ‘lazy’ Labour supporters who did not vote.

    Yet millions of women lost state pension payout from 60 from 2013, and women older than these will lose ALL state pension fromthe biggest con in UK history of the flat rate pension, where everyone gets different amounts, or even NIL FOR LIFE.

    https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/state-pension-at-60-now

    And read more about the con that dates back to the Tories in 1978:
    http://swansengland.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/did-government-hoodwink-us-all-as-far.html

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