Monday, June 23, 2014

A frenzied, febrile and foetid collection of rotten little sneaks

On Daily Politics this lunchtime Michael Meacher MP said there was a Blairite plot to bring down Ed Miliband ("the rats are coming out of the sewer" Jo Coburn quoted him as saying).  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0483m1p

According to Mr Meacher the attack is coming from two directions - frustrated careerists in the Labour party who never wanted Ed in the first place; and "the Establishment" who see an Ed Miliband government as inimical to their interests (given the nature of Blairite infiltration of the civil service and other institutions of government this could also be classified as part of the Blairite plot).




















Toby Helm in yesterday's Observer talked of "camps within camps, and wheels within wheels".  It would appear that a frenzied, febrile and foetid collection of rotten little sneaks are ever-ready to run to the press with every possible criticism of Ed Miliband they can flush out.  Disillusioned young activists, disunity over policy and tactics, lack of a narrative...

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