So much for the Labour Party attempting to connect with ordinary, normal voters around the United Kingdom ahead of May’s local and European Parliamentary elections.
John McDonnell now on stage with not just one but two banners depicting Stalin and Mao. This is the man who will be running the economy if Labour win a general election. pic.twitter.com/d96W8SnUd8
— James Bickerton (@JBickertonUK) May 1, 2019
Their Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell – the second most powerful man in the party – gave a speech at today’s May Day protests in front of Soviet, hammer and sickle paraphernalia, and a banner depicting Stalin, Lenin, Marx, and Mao.
Communism killed around 100m people in the 20th century, but no matter, according to McDonnell.
So the UK Labour Party's Shadow Chancellor spoke in front of a bunch of commie flags today?
I feel like I can speak for my British friends when I say… pic.twitter.com/zAUy3qinTU
— Sofia Carbone (@sicarbone_) May 1, 2019
Even the British press, replete with its own commie sympathizers, didn’t say a peep about it.
No wonder the Labour Party is failing to gain significant ground against possibly the most loathed Prime Minister since Neville Chamberlain. They’re even getting slaughtered in the EuroParl polls by Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party.
Speaking of slaughtering…