One of the things that has annoyed me most during this campaign is the word ‘tribal’ being tossed around. I am not a life long nat – no, I used to be committed Labour as were all my familiar before me. One of the people who encouraged me to leave the party was Ken Livingstone – his behaviour as London Mayor was frequently disgusting – justifying corruption and saying that anyone who opposed thugs like Lee Jasper was racist. L
Cap X reports below on how Livingstone has been suspended (yet again) from the Labour party for yet another in a life time of anti-semitic comments.
Ken Livingstone’s characteristically outrageous intervention in the debate over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party – denying it existed while simultaneously proving that it does – was wrong on all sorts of levels, but one of them was in his grotesque mangling of the historical record. “Let’s remember when Hitler won his election in 1932,” he told BBC Radio London, “his policy was then that Jews should be moved to Israel.”