A concerned citizen phones up Tom Watson and exposes his anti-Corbyn sabotage live on air

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On 1 March, a Labour voter phoned up Tom Watson and exposed his anti-Corbyn sabotage live on air. Deputy Labour leader Watson was hosting his show on LBC radio.

“Killing the Labour party from within”

Lee from Swindon took Watson to task about constantly briefing the media against his own party:

You are, right now, sitting… on a revolution that could transform this country for the better. And people like yourself all you do is spend your time killing the Labour party from within. How dare you?

Lee then called for Watson to take a more proportionate approach to antisemitism on the left:

There is 500,000 people that signed up to the Labour party to support it in the movement that’s happening at the moment. And people like yourself all you can focus on is this antisemitism issue. When you know that the percentage of people in the Labour party that are antisemitic is absolutely minuscule. Why are you not focusing the anger towards the Tory party? You come on this LBC show today acting as if [Chris Grayling] is your main priority. But actually, all the time you’re there in the background trying to destroy the Labour party. How dare you?

This Labour voter’s on the money

Lee is right to acknowledge that antisemitism exists in Labour, but also that it’s very much on the fringe. Accusations of antisemitism involve around 0.1% of Labour’s 540,000-strong membership. It’s also clear that the corporate media has blown the issue way out of proportion in an attempt to fend off the Corbyn-led “revolution” Lee speaks of. An academic report found widespread ‘distorted, inaccurate and misleading’ coverage of Labour and antisemitism across the mainstream media, with the BBC and Guardian among the worst offenders. The academics concluded that the propaganda amounts to a “disinformation paradigm”.

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On LBC, Lee continued his no-nonsense approach:

You are the deputy, you should be bringing people together. But all the time you and your little tribe are jumping up on all these TV stations destroying the Labour party, destroying the movement that’s happening at the moment.

If Watson’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing, then Lee from Swindon brought the shears. The Labour voter dismantled the deputy Labour leader’s anti-Corbyn sabotage live on his own show. Bravo.

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    1. Tom Watson has received nearly £70,000 from Labour Friends of Europe [the group of MPs that have been grinding out this ‘anti-semitic Corbyn’ narrative] and from Sir Trvor Chinn and Sir David Gerrard both of whom have close links with LFI. Check out their Wiki entries.
      Watson acts like an impartial umpire who finds every leftwinger out on an LBW decision and all the time he’s getting all this money. What’s going on?

    2. Yes well done that caller. Watson was elected on the promise to support the leader no matter who it was…. He is toast, come the next election for Deputy.

      As the first poster said: Follow the Money. In case you doubted what he was saying, here is the official government webpage on such matters: http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk/?currentPage=1&rows=10&query=tom%20watson

      Massive regular donations (in cash) from the Labour Friends of Israel, via a couple of its prominent supporters (Sir Trevor Chinn and Sir David Gerrard), and sometimes directly.

      So having been paid by the LFI, he constantly mouths off about their grievances, at the expense of his own party. Looks like plain simple bribery to me. But what do I know.

    3. (Labour Party Member) I think all the comments and the report are correct, but I believe Watson’s overriding ambition is to get rid of Corbyn and take the Leadership for himself. He is a very great danger to my Party, and the sooner he is gone the better our Country will be.

    4. Benjamin Netanyahu is an attack dog with a long history of revenge aimed at anyone anywhere who is critical of his policies and/or himself. There can be no doubt that he has taken offence with Corbyn’s views on Palestine and the behaviour of Israel there. He and his Israeli government had a hand in the creation of LFI.
      https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jan/07/israeli-diplomat-shai-masot-caught-on-camera-plotting-to-take-down-uk-mps

      Step 2: Our Labour friendly press takes the antisemite story and blows it out of all proportion in order to discredit Corbyn and Labour

      Step 3: Watson sees an opportunity and jumps on board with a view to furthering his political career. He is no better than Boris. ‘Sod the country, I want my end’ Johnson and has no place in the Labour party.

      At a time when we need clear thinking and honesty we cannot let people like Watson, Johnson, JRM and a host of others run away with our rights.

    5. Redrafted due to moderation of original (fair enough Mods – I don’t want the Canary to get into trouble)

      Yes well done that caller. Watson was elected on the promise to support the leader no matter who it was…. He is toast, come the next election for Deputy. In my opinion he has, without a firm basis, brought the LP into disrepute several times in the last 6 months, over the antisemitism debate, by stating allegations as if they were proven fact.

      As the first poster said: Follow the Money. In case you doubted what he was saying, here is the official government webpage on such matters: http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk/?currentPage=1&rows=10&query=tom%20watson

      Massive regular donations (in cash) from the Labour Friends of Israel, via a couple of its prominent supporters (Sir Trevor Chinn and Sir David Gerrard), and sometimes directly.

      So having been given generous donations by the LFI and its associates, he constantly mouths off about their grievances, at the expense of his own party. I leave you to draw your own conclusions…

    6. Well done to Lee. But he missed some points.

      Where was Tom Watson’s self-righteous anger when 1000s of Corbyn voters were getting instantly thrown out of the party merely for such traitorous things as once “liking” a green party tweet???? I’m sorry but the guy is a total hypocrite & I bet I’m far from the only one who bitterly regrets giving him my vote back in 2015 (not that the other candidates for deputy were any better!)

      Its a travesty of justice. I still can’t see how appeasing these people & agreeing with the Tory/Blair/ establishment media spin is ever gonna work – its all too “Emperor’s New Clothes”.

      And what a surprise that the media establishment never mention this…
      When Luciana Berger was interviewed by former New-Labour aide Ayesha Hazarika on LBC this week Hazarika inadvertently forced her to reveal that FOUR of the 6 people convicted for making anti-S threats against her were RIGHT-WING! And the only one of those convicted who was a Labour member was back in 2013, long before Corbyn became leader!

      Unbelievably Hazarika totally disregards the evidence in her own interview & ends it by saying she “hopes people who question the validity of A-S coming from the LEFT reflect on Luciana’s words.”

      Well yes I hope we do – they clearly re-confirm the long-proven fact (see “A-S In GB Survey 2017”) that there is actually far more A-S (& even more anti-Islamism!) on the RIGHT!

      https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/ayesha-hazarika-luciana-berger-anti-semitism

    7. What Tom Watson, “Upchuck” Umunna, the Daily Mail and everyone else who is screaming “antisemitism!” really means by “antisemitism” is really criticism of Israel’s genocidal treatment of the palestinians; Israel and its apologists interpret any comment short of “Exterminate the Palestinian scum down to the last child!” as anti-semitic; Watson, Umunna et al are all paid agents of Mossad!

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