Cameron a laughing stock after branding opponents of Syrian airstrikes “terrorist sympathisers”

Marianne Edwards

Cameron’s efforts to get his way and drop more bombs on Syria are begining to look a bit desperate. He has gone beyond foot-stamping and started calling those who do not see a clear case for making war ‘terrorist sympathisers’.

As Twitter was quick to point out, this is a bit rich comming from someone who supports the Saudi arms trade.

His comments could result in a terrible own goal.

Apart from the disgrace this kind of behaviour brings to his office, he will now have to deal with all the complaints made to the Speaker, John Bercow. A quick poll shows that he will lose even more public support with this shameless name-calling. He might persuade the gutter press that demonising whole sections of society as terrorists is a workable strategy, but it certainly won’t wash for his colleagues in politics.

https://twitter.com/LabourEoin/status/671790108924866560

BBC research puts the number of MPs expected to vote at 640. 360 are in favour of the motion, 170 are against, and the rest are wavering or undecided.

The public know what they think of the proposed bombing and were out in Westminster in their thousands today, calling for peace.

https://twitter.com/timjohnston_89/status/671812475621347329

 

 

Like a lightning-rod for indignation and fury, the Artist Taxi Driver had to pull over and get the sheer incompetence of Cameron off his chest:

Featured image via BBC screengrab

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