22 February 2017

Labour's Desperate, Fear-Stoking Campaign In Copeland Deserves To Lose

The past week or so in Copeland has seen a Labour campaign that has made me angry and sad in equal measure. To see a mainstream political party - a party I respected - run a campaign quoting from unnamed midwifes saying 'mothers will die, babies will die, babies will be brain damaged' is simply disgusting.

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