The Labour coup will no doubt go down in history as one of the most malicious and inept political endeavours of our time. Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell has summed up the campaign in six gloriously sweary words.
John McDonnell: "As plotters they were fucking useless.." pic.twitter.com/Kq2yY3qULY
— Ben Quinn (@BenQuinn75) July 12, 2016
The frank assessment of the coup has gone down well with supporters, who took to social media to thank McDonnell for summarising their views on the matter so perfectly.
People have demanded honesty from politicians for years. Does anyone think John McDonnell wasn't telling the truth?! https://t.co/DqncnJMlbZ
— Pete Sinclair (@pete_sinclair) July 13, 2016
You can read more on the latest machinations of the Labour coup and subsequent leadership battle – which will now drag on through to September – in the UK section of The Canary.
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