Short Money

Calling It Wrong

Richard Angell | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Politics
Richard Angell

Thornberry exhibits a deep shame at being Labour and falls into the trap of attacking the party rather than celebrating it. Her suggestion that 2004 was Labour's low point is insulting. Ignore that, just one year later, Labour won a majority of 60 that David Cameron or Theresa May would have given their right arm for.

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The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Politics

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The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Politics

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The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Politics

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The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Politics

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