A swift apology from the three musketeers of brocialism after their locker room banter on Labour moderate Claire Kober got out of hand, culminating in Max “Gammon” Shanly cheering “she’s dead“:
Sincere apologies for using offensive language, but I was obviously referring to Clare’s career, as I later clarified.
— Max Shanly (@maxshanly) 5 February 2018
No one cheered that comment, I rebuked it on the clip you will have heard, and Max subsequently explained why he said it. Sincere apologies for that
— Matt Zarb-Cousin (@mattzarb) 5 February 2018
Heavyweight Aaron Bastani would only apologise “for any offence”:
Gleeful misrepresentation of what was said. Decide for yourself. What Mark is saying re myself and Matt borders on libel. Please delete and sorry for any offence https://t.co/ukUgd6jswc (47:50) https://t.co/f7XBYBwNXk
— Aaron Bastani (@AaronBastani) 5 February 2018
Best keep the #EverydaySexism off air in future, lads.
“I don’t believe a man would have been treated the same way” pic.twitter.com/83aA0fALYf
— The Andrew Marr Show (@MarrShow) February 4, 2018
Brocialism in action…
The resignation of London Labour bigwig and Haringey council leader Claire Kober in protest at Corbynista “bullying” is about more than Labour factionalism. Rumours out of City Hall suggest Kober may be being lined up to succeed Khan’s Deputy Mayor for Housing, James Murray, after the local elections. If Khan brings her on board in any capacity he is likely to face a considerable Corbynista backlash – it risks upsetting his recent moves to align himself with Project Jezza, such as addressing conference, talking him up in the media and banning Uber. A Khan – Corbynista split just in time for the local elections…