The Rascal Multitude

Last night was the first debate in the Labour leadership contest. As the four candidates wake to a bleary-eyed check of Twitter (Oh jeez, what soundbites did I spout? Did I really take that stance?) let’s have a quick peek at how it went down:

Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham, with his face like a disgruntled Thunderbird. The word ‘entitlement’ cropped up a few times during the debate. Mainly in relation to these bloody immigrants they have, or people on benefits, but it certainly seems to also apply to how Burnham conducts himself. Like the texts and emails he’s been sending out to Labour members over the past few weeks, there’s something a little too self-assured about him. A sense that all his pals have had a go, so it’s his turn to be leader now, right lads?

In an astonishing display of hypocrisy, he claimed he was against the NHS sell-off, when in fact he was a massive champion of PFIs…

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