Even The Liberal Media Attacks Corbyn

Broke, Bright and British

On July 22, The Guardian’s Anne Perkins condescendingly asked Corbyn supporters to “do a little research” and “think what kind of country you want for you and your children”. With this implicit suggestion that the candidate’s sympathisers were stupid, she characterised very well the type of patronising argument against the Corbyn campaign that would be seen across a number of different mainstream papers.[1]

The Guardian’s Suzanne Moore, whilst partially criticising the Labour Party, referred on August 5 to support for Corbyn as a “self-soothing comfort blanket”. Then, she said it represented a “strange denial” of “what a political party is for” and of what happened in the 2015 general elections. Perhaps unsurprisingly, she provides no argument to justify these harsh, derisive comments, and simply goes on to say “there is nothing in [Corbyn’s] record to suggest he would be good” at undertaking the…

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About Ed Sykes

Independent journalist. Co-founder of Phoenix Media Co-operative. Author of Rojava: An Alternative. Ex-Canary editor and writer (2015-2020). Aka 'Oso Sabio' - see @ososabiouk on Twitter.
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