Following Matthew Parris yesterday, arch-remainer Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has admitted Brexit is driving her up the wall:
“I am feeling on the edge of madness and mental illness.”
Guido will let readers decide whether this is a new development…
Brendan O’Neill gets womansplained to. pic.twitter.com/O3XC5DOG3D
— spiked (@spikedonline) 3 January 2018
Check out this edifying discussion where Yasmin Alibhai-Brown accuses Spiked’s Brendan O’Neill of “filibustering” her. Brendan’s face speaks for the nation.
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown tells Sky News she would rather be Robert Mugabe than Theresa May because of “that whole Brexit thing”. Seriously, Sky paid her for that searing analysis. The most lukewarm of hot takes…
The Indy’s Readers’ Liaison Assistant apologises for Yasmin Alibhai-Brown’s column on “British Jews“:
“The third point is slightly more embarrassing – you are quite right that Ken Loach is not Jewish. Ms Brown was in fact referring to Mike Leigh. I can only apologise for this rather mortifying blunder, and I am grateful to you for bringing it to our attention.”
The increasingly doddery Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has been wheeled out by the Indy again today and her column is a corker. In it, the ever perspicacious Alibhai-Brown defends Jeremy Corbyn against accusations that he is anti-Semitic, declaring that some of his closest friends are “conscientious and ethical British Jews“.
“Some of the people Corbyn has been closest to are conscientious and ethical British Jews. The late Mike Marqusee, a Marxist, New York secular Jew who migrated to the UK, was his friend. So, too, is Ken Loach, a liberal British Jew and fierce defender of Palestinian rights.”
Mike Marqusee is, as Alibhai-Brown astutely points out, actually dead. Perhaps he and Corbyn carry on their friendship via seances. And Ken Loach, as far as we know, is not Jewish…