Ex-Shadow Health Minister: NHS is our Best “Lethal” Weapon

Diane Abbott – who was appointed a Shadow Health Minister by Ed Miliband – was moonlighting as ever on the BBC last night, and discussing her party leader’s toxic ‘weaponising the NHS’ quote. Ed has yet to deny he used the unfortunate turn of phrase, and dear old Diane went in with two left feet:

“The NHS has the power to harm Tory MPs. It is lethal because the public understand it. And it is actually now our best card.”

Remember how Andy Burnham sobbed and accused others of politicising the Mid-Staffs. Well this is how former members of his team discuss peoples lives as a political weapon…


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