Jacob Rees-Mogg sinks to a new low in six appalling words

Jacob Rees-Mogg laughing
The Canary

It might not seem possible, but commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg just sunk to a new low in six words. Speaking in parliament about Unicef feeding hungry children in the UK for the first time in its 70-year history, Rees-Mogg stated:

Unicef should be ashamed of itself.

“A political stunt”

He told MPs it was “a scandal” that the charity had said it would help feed 1,800 hungry children over Christmas, calling the move “a political stunt of the lowest order”.

The attack followed the announcement by Unicef on Wednesday that it would pledge a grant of £25,000 to the charity School Food Matters which will use the money to supply thousands of breakfast boxes over the two-week Christmas school holidays to vulnerable children and families in Southwark, south London.

The charity said each box will provide enough food for 10 breakfasts across the Christmas holidays.

“But while children go hungry, a wealthy few enjoy obscene riches”

Raising the matter during business questions, Labour’s Zarah Sultana (Coventry South) said:

For the first time ever, Unicef, the UN agency responsible for providing humanitarian aid to children, is having to feed working-class kids in the UK.

But while children go hungry, a wealthy few enjoy obscene riches. From Tory donors handed billions in dodgy contracts to people like the Leader of the House, who is reportedly in line to receive an £800,000 dividend payout this year.

So will (Mr Rees-Mogg) give Government time to discuss the need to make him and his super-rich chums pay their fair share so that we can end the grotesque inequality that scars our society?

Rees-Mogg replied:

I think it is a real scandal that Unicef should be playing politics in this way when it is meant to be looking after people in the poorest, the most deprived, countries of the world where people are starving, where there are famines and where there are civil wars, and they make cheap political points of this kind, giving, I think, £25,000 to one council. It is a political stunt of the lowest order.

He added:

Unicef should be ashamed of itself.

But as Sultana tweeted, it isn’t Unicef who should be ashamed:

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    1. The kids are to first to notice the horror of these rich people who decline to feed them.
      A Death Culture has no innocence to embrace the unknown with if it can’t feed its own children.
      We know what’s in store for children now. Misery, Death in wars , and No Free Speech from the young with Rees Mogg.
      The young are born into a far different world and have their own perceptons at birth. Starve them?
      How obscene.

    2. This should prove once and for all to even the most hardline tory doubter just totally completely and utterly BENEATH CONTEMPT Jacob Rees-Mogg is; one wishes that one had one’s own time machine so that one could go back through time to a point when his mother was pregnant with him, jump out at her and shout “BOO!”, causing her to spontaneously miscarry, or failing that, show her a DVD of him in the Commons so she could book an appointment with a back street abortionist and get rid of him that way!

    3. If the Roman Catholic Church had a moral compass and respect for Christian values, they would have excommunicated this low value drag act for consistently pissing on the Gospel.

      “Suffer the little children…”

      Satanic Rees-Mogg is always willing to put the boot in.

    4. Tories setting themselves up for their periodic electoral defeat by a ‘tamed’ (or is that ‘timid’) Labour Party, just as in 1997. I must say after the amusement and euphoria died down following that election I was suddenly suspicious of the extent of the debacle. In later years I had dealings with an ex-Eton person. It was then I learned that these Eton rifflers have to endure a pay-cut if they do a stint in Parliament. So it must be an occassional relief to be able to get back into the money once more. Maybe that’s the reason for the current ‘spending spree’? Someone always benefits from ‘economic incompetence’ and favours will follow once they have ‘endured’ the sort of public humiliation dealt out in May ’97 – jobs in the BBC, birthday honours, etc… Well, it is pantomime season.

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