Labour U-Turn on Slaughtering Geronimo

Now Labour are even U-turning on alpacas. On Monday, when asked on Sky News whether Geronimo deserved his death sentence, Wes Streeting said “it feels really callous to say yes”, adding that George Eustice is “facing some pretty serious allegations from Geronimo’s vet”. An ally of the cause…

Yesterday afternoon, however, Keir Starmer declared there’s “no alternative” to Geronimo’s slaughter, saying although “it’s a really sad situation […] I don’t think we can make an exception in this case.” Keep an eye on the alpaca-cam for any opposition assassins…

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Labour’s Frontbench Want to Be in The Sun

Newly-returned shadow frontbencher Wes Streeting has a star showing in The Sun today off the back of Labour’s new attack line that kids from the poorest parts of Britain are twice as likely to be mugged than their posher peers. This is far from a new media strategy from Streeting who has often defended speaking to The Sun in the face of virtue signalling left-wing Tweeters.

In 2016 Wes proffered a longer defence of his interactions with the paper:

“Refusing to engage with the Sun because of disagreements with their editorial positions is self-defeating: Labour won’t win elections by talking to ourselves or by ducking debates”

While Wes’s position hasn’t changed, his 2016 statement came during his pre-shadow cabinet career, and before Southside’s communications team dictated what shadow ministers say to whom. During Sir Keir’s leadership election, he proudly boasted a Liverpool audience, “I certainly won’t be giving any interviews to The Sun during the course of this campaign.” His hardline position was applauded by those in and out the room, with Ash Sarkar commending the then-frontrunner:

Co-conspirators will have to guess whether Starmer’s previous Sun hate was playing to an audience or whether Labour’s new Sun flirting is a conscious concession to common sense. Labour’s swathe of new Blairite advisers and spinners in recent weeks will surely have changed a few attitudes…

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Wes Streeting Cancer-Free

After stepping back from his shadow front bench role to undergo cancer treatment, Wes Streeting has announced on Twitter the great news that he’s cancer-free, “fighting fit and back in action.”

Welcome Back Wes…

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Protest Organised Against Taxpayer-Funded “Rainbow Dildo Butt Monkey”

A Muslim parent action group aimed at safeguarding the “innocence of children” has announced a planned “peaceful family rally” against the so-called “rainbow dildo butt monkey” paid for by local taxpayers. The monkey dance, which has now been slammed by Labour MP Wes Streeting and been distanced from by the Labour council leader, is part of wider mass outrage. Though still inconceivable in its aim, the shocking routine was somehow meant to encourage children to read more…

The protest, organised by Parents United, is organised for outside Ilford Town Hall 19.15 tonight and hopes to “raise the child safeguarding concerns in Redbridge”. Organisers also claim that the Labour-run Redbridge Council has “failed its schools”.  Given his social media outrage on Sunday, no doubt Labour council leader Jas Athwal will be in attendance…

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Wes Streeting Stepping Back from Politics to Undergo Kidney Cancer Treatment

Sad news from Labour this morning as Wes Streeting announces he’s stepping back from politics to undergo treatment for kidney cancer. In a personal statement on Twitter, Streeting announced that in early March he went into hospital with a kidney stone and at the time a scan identified a lump on the kidney. A month later it was diagnosed as cancer. Starmer has said he knows Streeting will “come back from this even stronger and more determined than ever before.”

Wes Streeting was only just promoted in Sunday’s reshuffle to be Labour’s new Shadow Secretary of State for Child Poverty. Streeting will be taking leave from the 21st May and his office will cover his work. Guido’s wishes Wes all the best…

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[LISTEN] Shadow Schools Minister Spends Morning Demanding Already-Established Government Policy

Guido couldn’t help feeling sorry for shadow schools minister Wes Streeting this morning, as he was sent out to demand the government prioritise opening schools as lockdown restrictions end – a policy to which the government is already emphatically committed. On TalkRADIO, Today and Times Radio, it was pointed out to listeners that Labour’s demands come after Boris said in the Commons 3 weeks ago that schools will be the first thing to re-open, and even reiterated the policy yesterday. Most embarrassing for Streeting was his Times Radio slot, which came after vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi had already this morning re-confirmed to listeners that government policy is to have schools re-open first. “Captain Hindsight” is starting to look too complimentary a description of Labour’s current political tactics…

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