Emily Thornberry’s tweet was crass and patronising but not worthy of resignation

Emily Thornberry resigned her role as Shadow Attorney General, after sending out a rather patronising tweet from the Rochester campaign trail. The incident says a lot about the current state of the Labour Party.

  • Thornberry tweeted image of white van and union flags
  • Snap was seen as patronising
  • Ed Miliband reportedly furious

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Vicious John McDonell must apologise or be sacked

Labour MP John McDonell is facing heavy criticism after making a violent joke about Tory welfare minister Esther McVey. His party have not taken any action though.

  • McDonell joked that McVey should be lynched
  • Labour MP refers to Minister as a “bastard”
  • Labour press issue one tweet in response

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