To the Matter in Hand – May Elections

Screen Shot 2016-05-02 at 11.02.49Mayoral Elections. Local Elections.

Four days to go.

In London Zac Goldsmith should be beaten in the polls by a country mile. Not only because he is bland, inexperienced and has run a lack-lustre campaign.

But because, as he has fallen further and further behind in the the polls, his tactics have become more and more distasteful and reprehensible.

Yesterday in the Mail, came words and images connecting Sadiq Khan with the terrorists bus bombings of 2007. Of course, if questioned, neither Goldsmith or the Mail would accept any such interpretation of what appears on the left here.

But what other interpretations can be given?

You decide.

 

In the meantime, we include Owen Jones on Youtube talking about Goldsmith’s bottom of the barrel campaign style and (in the video at 6:45) the radicalisation it would promote should Khan NOT be elected:

Ken McCluskey Talks about the Jews For Jeremy Letter in the Guardian

Ken McCluskey talks about the Jews for Jeremy letter published in the Guardian this weekend. The proof of the pudding, folks, is in the eating. If 82 ordinary and longstanding Jewish members of Labour – teachers, academics, artists, historians, trade unionists, doctors and social workers –  have never come across antisemitism in the Party, where is it?