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Given the increasing likelihood of a general election and a victory for a Corbyn-led government, opponents of socialism are fearful.  They express their fear with bizarre articles and speeches and with daft comments in interviews and in social media posts. 


Below is a continuously updated list of links to the most absurd anti-Corbyn comments.

N.B. The use of the word “journalist” is intended to be sarcastic.

June 18th: Tory MP Michael Gove: Libel
June 18th: Political editor at ITV Robert Peston on ITV website: Pretended to not understand Labour policy
June 17th: Journalist Suzanne Moore in Guardian: Erasure of women in Labour shadow cabinet and NEC
June 15th: Journalist Michael White: Mendacious equivalence of Corbyn and Pompeo
June 15th: Journalist Nick Cohen in Guardian: Disaster socialists
June 15th: Tory MP James Cleverly: Libellous comment
June 15th: Progress MP John Mann: Random false accusation thrown into a different conversation
June 13th: Failed magazine editor Matthew D’Ancona: Equated Corbyn and Boris Johnson
June 13th: Democracy thief Chris Leslie: Blamed Corbyn for Tories voting with Tories
June 10th: Journalist Jessica Elgot: Claimed opponent of Corbyn had never spoken against him
June 10th: Journalist Kevin Schofield: Lie about Labour MP being big Corbyn supporter
June 10th: Broadcaster Laura Kuenssberg: Tories in disarray but look at Labour
June 7th: Progress MP Margaret Hodge: Disappointed with Labour victory
June 5th: Broadcaster Beth Rigby: Desperation invention
June 4th: Journalist Kirsty Strickland: Abuse, fake observation and invented ambiguity
June 4th: Journalist Mark Duell in Mail: Baying mob of Corbyn supporters armed with milkshakes
June 3rd: Journalist Stig Abell: Objected to a politician being political
June 2nd: Journalists Brendan Carlin and Jonathan Bucks in Mail: Len McCluskey attended a football match
June 2nd: Journalist Carole Cadwalladr: Blamed Corbyn for Farage and no deal
May 30th: Run-of-the-melt comedian Chris Addison: Random insult
May 29th: Talking head Sonia Poulton: Accused Corbyn of enabling aggression toward women
May 28th: Editor of The Economist Anne McElvoy: Bizarre simile
May 28th: Progress MP Margaret Hodge: Deliberate misunderstanding of rules and libel
May 27th: Author Sathnam Sanghera: Libel
May 27th: Unelected peer Andrew Adonis: Fabricated account of campaigning reaction
May 25th: BBC presenter Andrew Neil: Lazy daft mention of Corbyn and IRA
May 25th: Democracy thief Luciana Berger: Fear of Corbyn as Prime Minister
May 24th: Journalist Ian Dunt: Gross misrepresentation of reality
May 23rd: Character actor Eddie Marsan: Lied about Corbyn’s use of time
May 23rd: Unelected peer Alan Sugar: Called Corbyn communist
May 22nd: Tory MP Nadine Dorries on LBC: Called Labour party racist
May 22nd: Progress MP Wes Streeting: False account of Labour membership numbers
May 20th: Former (Blair government) Labour minister and current democracy thief Jane Kennedy: Pre EU election rehash of anti-Corbyn drivel
May 17th: Journalist Jonathan Freedland in Jewish Chronicle: Equated Corbyn with far-right antisemites
May 16th: Journalist Jake Wallis Simons in Mail: Blamed Corbyn for Hamas comment
May 16th: Journalist Will Hutton: Tired repetition of two-year-old debunked claim
May 14th: Political editor at ITV Robert Peston: Equated Corbyn and Farage
May 14th: Progress MP Wes Streeting: Reversal of Labour vote increase 2015-2017
May 13th: Progress MP Margaret Hodge: Multiple falsehoods
May 12th: Former (Blair government) Labour minister Bridget Prentice: Carefully-timed attention-grabbing resignation from Labour
May 11th: Journalist Lee Harpin: Misrepresentation of Free Palestine march
May 11th: Tory MP Gavin Williamson in Mail: Labour would win a general election
May 5th: Journalist Nick Cohen in Guardian: Deluge of tripe
May 3rd: Political correspondent for Sky News Lewis Goodall: Eclectic juxtaposition of random statistics
May 3rd: Actor and presenter Tony Robinson: Dramatic announcement of resignation from Labour
May 1st: Journalist Lee Harpin in Jewish Chronicle: John Prescott stated facts
May 1st: Progress MP Wes Streeting: Corbyn wrote foreword for 100-year old book
May 1st: Radio presenter James O’Brien: General nonsense
April 30th: Journalist Daniel Finkelstein in Times: Corbyn wrote foreword for 100-year old book
April 30th: Journalist Henry Zeffman in Times: Corbyn wrote foreword for 100-year old book
April 27th: Radio presenter Andrew Castle on LBC: Corbyn and Trump state visit
April 26th: Former Labour MP Michael Dugher: Corbyn, Trump and Hamas
April 26th: Sky News reporter Beth Rigby: An election leaflet had be changed
April 25th: Journalist Kathryn Ingate in Express: Rachel Riley
April 25th: Journalist Jessica Elgot in Guardian: Laura Murray
April 25th: Uncredited “reporter” in Jewish Chronicle: Laura Murray
April 25th: Progress MP Jess Phillips on LBC: Corbyn and Russia
April 24th: Journalist Mathilde Frot in Jewish News: Seamus Milne and Shimon Peres
April 22nd: Journalist Daniel Sugarman in Jewish Chronicle: Bread and Passover
April 22nd: Democracy thief Ian Austin “MP”: Back in my day of Blairite utopia
April 21st: Journalists Glen Owen and Brendan Carlin in Mail: Allotment at 10 Downing Street
April 20th: Journalists David Willetts and David Wooding in The Sun: SAS and Iraq
April 19th: Journalist Harry Yorke in Telegraph: Labour candidate and Margaret Hodge
April 18th: Journalist Mathilde Frot in Jewish NewsChris Williamson liked a tweet
April 18th: Progress MP Margaret Hodge: General nonsense
April 17th: Journalist Allister Heath in Telegraph: Fear of Corbyn becoming PM
April 17th: Progress MP Margaret Hodge: Corbyn and antisemitism
April 17th: Progress peer Andrew Adonis: The Brexit Party and dodgy Tory-owned election poll
April 14th: Journalist Tim Bouverie in Mail On Sunday: Corbyn and Hitler
April 12th: Editor of New Statesman Jason Cowley: Corbyn and Assange
April 12th: Journalist Alex Massie for right-wing think-tank CapX: Corbyn and Assange

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