Jeremy Corbyn’s brother Piers has used his Twitter account to promote conspiracy theories suggesting Israel is in cahoots with ISIS. Something for which the Labour Party has recently suspended two members.
When called out on the whacko conspiracy, Corbyn’s brother wrote that he simply retweeted it “to get answer”:
It doesn’t end there. Piers Corbyn responded to an article about the Iranian supreme leader calling for Muslims to arm Hamas with this all-caps tweet:
Today, Piers responded to a story about Jewish Labour MP Louise Ellman by defending Labour members accused of anti-Semitism and writing: “Zionists can’t cope with anyone supporting rights for Palestine”:
Two weeks ago Jeremy Corbyn promised the PLP he would take a harder line on this sort of thing. Maybe he should start by having a word with his own brother…