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This report in the Sun has probably set us back another 100 years. Or perhaps not? What do you think. Is this the Party's position? It's not mine?  It's crazy. Peraps a letter to the Editor sad

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4570535/jeremy-corbyn-is-accused-of-being-...

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What's your problem with it? The words quoted, I mean. I think the corbyn as maggie photo is cheesy.

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The SPGB twitter account words quoted in bold and italics:

They said: "Outdated failing capitalism must be eradicated and replaced with socialism. "Forget about wanting to manage capitalism to make it nicer." The tweet was accompanied by a snap of Jeremy's face on former Tory PM Margaret Thatcher. The party argues that Mr Corbyn's definition of socialism isn't good enough, and they want a "class-free, state-free, money-free society with free access". The party also tweeted out an article written today which argued that "Jeremy Corbyn is a real threat to the working class, but they still haven't realised" and labelled the party "delusional"      Not necessarily my choice of words, but there's nothing quoted that I could disagree with.
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I agree the quote is fine. The problem I have  is claiming that Corbyn is the same as Thatcher when he clearly is not. Thatcher openly opposed Trade Unions and set about murdering its members by starvation and violence. Corbyn openly supports trade unions and seeks to use the law to encourage trade union activity and growth. 

 

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Did the tweet really say Corbyn was right wing? What did the tweet say?

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jondwhite wrote:

Did the tweet really say Corbyn was right wing? What did the tweet say?

 

The Sun has made that bit up but the meme gives an inaccurate message IMHO

 

 

 
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Outdated failing capitalism must be eradicated and replaced with socialism. Forget about wanting to manage capitalism to make it nicer.

 
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Looks like a nice piece of free advertsing if you ask me.

Saint Jeremy jokes are funny especially because they get leftists backs up.

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The Sun also said "In a tweet to the Labour leader, the official Socialist Party account said to him that socialism must replace capitalism in Britain".  Which makes it sound like the SPGB suppports the idea of "socialism in one country".  I think the Sun needs to be  corrected.

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robbo203 wrote:
I think the Sun needs to be  corrected.

Yes I'm sure they don't want to tarnish their reputation for accurate reporting.

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DJP wrote:

robbo203 wrote:
I think the Sun needs to be  corrected.

Yes I'm sure they don't want to tarnish their reputation for accurate reporting.

 

LOL DJP but, yes, I suppose you could approach  them (with tonque firmly in cheek)  out of concern that their reputation might be tarnished.  Flattery will get you everywhere

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