We face a dire prospect at this election

The JC Leader — November 1, 2019

October 31, 2019 12:48

Two years ago, when Britain last elected a government, a case could be made that a Labour vote did not entail putting Jeremy Corbyn into Downing Street. Few believed Labour capable of winning 30 per cent of the vote, let alone winning the election.

There was a view that one could safely vote Labour without risking a Corbyn government. That turned out to be erroneous. By winning 40 per cent of the vote, Labour showed it was certainly capable of winning.

That means that there is now every chance that, on December the 13th, Britain could wake up with its first ideologically antisemitic prime minister. And it is no longer possible to fudge the issue.

A Labour vote means only one thing: a vote to make Jeremy Corbyn PM. Labour “moderates” who have spent the past four years tweeting their support for the Jewish community and professing their supposed opposition to their party’s institutional racism have now been exposed as careerists who regard their party’s racism as a price worth paying for their own status as MPs.

By standing as Labour candidates, they are asking voters to support them in making Britain’s most prominent antisemite our prime minister.

What a shameful state for British politics — indeed for Britain itself. This is an epochal election. Our country will change forever if Labour wins.

The impact of a Labour victory is almost unimaginable for our community — or would be, if we did not already know the attitude of the Labour leadership towards Jews and its support for antisemites.

The prospect is truly frightening.

October 31, 2019 12:48

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