Skip to comments.We have been warned! John McDonnell is the Marxist who plotted and purged his way to power...
Posted on 02/17/2019 7:41:24 AM PST by Libloather
John McDonnell could not be more wrong in branding Winston Churchill a villain over his actions towards the striking miners of Tonypandy in November 1910, but his statement has far more profound implications than merely a long-standing historical dispute about Labour Party demonology.
This warped view of history says much about McDonnell himself and goes to the heart of Jeremy Corbyns Marxist-inspired regime. McDonnell prides himself on his own anti-Fascism, but blinds himself to the contribution of the person who did more to fight and ultimately destroy the Nazis than any other Briton.
As The Mail on Sundays serialisation of Tom Bowers searing biography of Corbyn proves, McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, is the driving ideological force behind the weirdly obsessive Labour leader. So his views denigrating genuine British heroes such as Churchill are a troubling glimpse into a cabal that has real designs on Downing Street and power.
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Full title - We have been warned! John McDonnell is the Marxist who plotted and purged his way to power, the denigrator of a great British hero, and even MORE dangerous than Corbyn, writes ANDREW ROBERTS
When nation’s historical memory is so befouled by transitory current political subversion that they no longer remember what made them great in the first place, the road to ruin lies ahead.
John McDonnell is both historically and economically illiterate and he enthusiastically embraces some of the Left’s most ridiculous myths about Churchill.
My favorite was the Oxbridge academic in the 1960s who, with absolute certainty, and righteous fury, lambasted Churchill for sending TANKS against the miners in 1910. In 1910. Small details like facts didn’t seem to bother him. A bit like that ghastly Ocasio-Cortez excrescence - as long as they are morally right, in their mind, nothing else matters.
Incidentally, I greatly recommend Andrew Roberts new book, Churchill: Walking With Destiny. He has had access to many new sources, including the diaries of King George VI, which makes for some fascinating gems in every chapter.
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