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If anyone is Vladimir Putin’s “useful idiot”, it’s Boris Johnson

We’re well and truly through the looking glass now guys. 

It was bonkers enough to witness the incoherent (and quite obviously anti-Semitic) “wrong kind of Jews” vitriol that was spat at Jeremy Corbyn over the weekend for spending the Jewish religious festival of Seder with young politically engaged Jews, instead of shopping like Theresa May was, but this Boris Johnson stuff is getting truly Orewllian.

Boris Johnson scored a massive own goal  against his own government for Vladimir Putin by lying about what the British chemical weapons experts at Porton Down had said.

Whatever the British government says now, the Russians can retort with “look at the way the British Foreign Secretary and Foreign Office lied about Salisbury”, and they’ve actually got a point, and it’s all Boris Johnson’s fault.

But then Boris Johnson posts a tweet crudely deflecting attention onto Jeremy Corbyn with a load of tired old “Russian stooge” nonsense, and then a load of Tory drones in the mainstream media obediently do as they’ve been prompted and set about deliberately switching the debate away from Boris Johnson’s lie and onto Jeremy Corbyn.

So an unmistakably Tory scandal stemming from yet another Boris blunder is somehow transformed into a stick to whack Jeremy Corbyn with!

Suddenly the debate is no longer Tory lies vs Porton Down expert analysis, because it’s been warped into pro-government patriotism vs Russia, Putin, treason, eek.

Of course gullible people are going to side with the government who just got exposed as liars when the mainstream media misrepresent the debate as an us against them, support the government or you’re a Putin-loving traitor situation.
 

And then we have mercenary Rupert Murdoch hacks deriding anyone who criticises Boris Johnson for trapping himself in a lie as Vladimir Putin’s “useful idiots”.

The guy who scores a massive propaganda own goal for Russia gets a free pass, and anyone who criticises what he did gets derided as a “useful idiot” for Putin!

You couldn’t make it up, except they did, and they expect people to actually fall for it!

And then to top it all off we’ve got the BBC pushing the kind of dangerous “scrutiny of the government is treason” type propaganda you’d actually expect to see in Putin’s Russia.

The Tories and their establishment chums in the mainstream media are desperately trying to reverse reality to make people believe that:

The people who mindlessly bang the drum for war, lap up the government lies, and start playing ridiculous distraction tactic games when the government lies are exposed – they’re the clear-thinking rational voices.

And the people who ask for evidence, scrutinise the government line, and criticise government ministers who get caught out telling lies – they’re cultists, kooks, conspiracy theorists, traitors, Putin’s useful idiots!

The thing is that there are an awful lot of people who are gullible enough to fall for this kind of Tory Orwellian reality reversal, otherwise they wouldn’t try it, but then there’s also another form of damage too.

Even those of us with the critical thinking skills to see through the bombardment end up disorientated and confused by the constant barrage of reality-bending propaganda. It’s called “gaslighting”, and it’s a propaganda tactic that Putin and his cronies use in Russia in order to mindfuck their political opponents, and the public at large.

So we’ve got a Tory party who are bankrolled by Russian oligarchs and Putin cronies and a bunch of obsequious Tory-serving mainstream media hacks using Putin-style mindfuck techniques to disorientate and misdirect the British public, and we’ve got the BBC state broadcaster transmitting Putin-style pro-government anti-opposition propaganda into our homes, and now they expect us to believe that anyone who dares question any of this lunacy is a traitor and a Putin stooge!

It absolutely beggars belief that they think they can get away with it. Please just tell me that I’m not alone in realising that British political discourse has become such a ridiculously Putinesque farce.


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BBC newspaper review: scrutiny of the government is treason

One of the classic propaganda tricks used by tyrannical authoritarian regimes all throughout history is to attack any criticism or scrutiny of the government/ruling class as treason.

This kind of tactic is common in Putin’s Russia, as well as various other dictatorial regimes, but this dangerously authoritarian propaganda technique is now being used by the British establishment to undermine scrutiny of the government, even when they’ve been caught out lying.

What’s even more worrying than the fact that Boris Johnson has used this grotesque propaganda tactic to derail criticism of his Porton Down lies, is that the BBC is using it too.

Take a look at this clip of the right-wing Daily Telegraph columnist Jane Merrick on a BBC Newspaper review. She actually claims that “Jeremy Corbyn is taking the word of the Russian government rather than the British government.” 


So even when a government minister has been caught out lying, the BBC are bitterly attacking the political opposition for holding him to account.

As Alex Nunns pointed out, the propaganda messages the BBC are sending out here are “believe your government, even when it lies” and “scrutiny is treachery”.

Then if we actually look at what Jeremy Corbyn actually said, another thing becomes clear. Corbyn didn’t “take the word of the Russian government” at all.

What jeremy Corbyn actually did was take the word of the British Porton Down chemical weapons experts, and then point out the total incompatibility of what they said with what Boris Johnson claimed they had said.


It’s a massive, and spectacularly dishonest leap to portray Jeremy Corbyn taking the word of the Porton Down chemical weapons experts as “Jeremy Corbyn is taking the word of the Russian government”.

If it had been just one right-wing columnist spreading this kind of distorted version of events it would have been bad enough, but all three of the people on the BBC Newspaper review adopt the same anti-Corbyn “scrutiny is treachery” stance. There’s no balance at all.

The fact is that this kind of completely one-sided and brazenly dishonest propaganda attack on the political opposition is the kind of thing you’d expect to see from a state broadcaster in Putin’s Russia, but it’s happening now, in Britain, on the BBC.

And if we allow this kind of extreme “scrutiny of the government is treason” propaganda from the state broadcaster to go unchallenged, then we’re clearly strolling down the path towards authoritarianism and tyranny.

Here is a link to the BBC complaints form. Please consider using it if you disagree with the BBC broadcasting this kind of one-sided, fundamentally dishonest, and downright dangerous “scrutiny of the government is treason” propaganda.

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If Boris Johnson wants to talk about facts, let’s talk about facts


Boris Johnson’s response to trapping himself in a ridiculous lie about the Salisbury nerve agent was to play the “but Corbyn …” distraction card.

Of course a load of obsequious Tory sycophants in the mainstream media played along with his game by uncritically repeating Johnson’s crude anti-Corbyn smears instead of addressing the alarming fact that the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom lied about a national security issue, but surely most people have the ability to see through this farcical deflection strategy?

Anyhow, I’ll go through the 8 key facts I’ve identified in the article header image to provide evidence, links and analysis.

Key fact 1: Boris Johnson lied

There’s no doubt about it. Boris Johnson’s account of what the Porton Down experts told him about  nerve agent is absolutely contradicted by what the Porton Down experts have actually said.


Key fact 2: The Foreign Office Twitter account lied


This (now hastily deleted) Foreign Office tweet is actually a hell of a lot more damning than Boris Johnson’s blustering dishonesty in a TV interview. 

This is an official UK government social media account spreading misinformation about the UK chemical weapons authorities!

This isn’t the kind of unprepared off the cuff blundering dishonesty that Boris Johnson and the Tories have totally normalised over the last eight years. It’s a premeditated lie by a UK government department. 

And it’s no wonder they tried to hide the evidence by deleting the Tweet once the Porton Down experts admitted that their chemical analysis couldn’t prove the nerve agent was manufactured in Russia, because it’s absolutely damning.

Key fact 3: Boris Johnson discredited the UK

It’s pretty much impossible to argue that the UK Foreign Secretary trapping himself in a lie about a vital national security issue isn’t a massive embarrassment to the UK. 

How is anyone supposed to trust the UK government’s pronouncements on anything if senior government ministers are such brazen liars that they’ll even lie about national security issues?

Key fact 4: This is a massive propaganda own goal against the UK for the Russians

Anyone who actually listened to the Porton Down statement knows that it absolutely did not absolve the Russians of blame for the Salisbury poisoning, all they said was that they couldn’t conclusively prove that the nerve agent was definitely manufactured in Russia.

This kind of statement should hardly have carried any serious significance in the grand scheme of things, but the fact that it completely contradicted the previous testimony of Boris Johnson and the Foreign Office is a disaster for the UK, and an absolute gift to Russia.

Now the Russians can point to this glaring inconsistency and with unquestionable justification argue that Boris Johnson and the Foreign Office are dishonest actors in the Salisbury poisoning debate.

If Russia are to blame for the attack (and I have not seen a shred of actual evidence to say that they’re not) then Boris has handed them a get out of jail free card by making the UK government out to be a pack of liars.

It’s absolutely astounding that the man can discredit the UK like this, then accuse Jeremy Corbyn of discrediting the UK for holding him to account for it.

Key fact 5: Boris is using crude deflection tactics

Boris Johnson’s effort to turn this whole thing around so that his error becomes an excuse to attack Jeremy Corbyn.

Refusing to own up to his error and apologise, and seeking to deflect attention by smearing a political opponent is unquestionably the behaviour of an individual with no personal integrity at all. 

It’s like the kid that stole the chocolate cake eating the whole lot then smearing the remains around their baby brother’s mouth and telling mummy that the baby did it.

Only an absolute idiot would fall for it. But that’s exactly what Boris Johnson and the rest of his elitist Tory mates assume you, and me, and the rest of the 93% of us who didn’t go to private fee-paying schools to be.

They absolutely believe that we’re a massive pack of gullible half-wits. That’s the only way they can imagine that they can get away with such crude and deceptive distraction tactics.

Key fact 6: Criticism of Boris Johnson does not equate to criticism of the UK

By claiming that Jeremy Corbyn is trying to “discredit the UK” by holding Boris to account over his demonstrable lies, Boris is playing another con. He’s equating himself with the country. 

He’s trying to make out that if anyone criticises him, then they’re criticising Britain. 

It’s a crude and desperate appeal to patriotism, and it’s also incredibly dangerous.

It’s dangerous because “criticising your government (even when they lie) makes you a traitor” is a tactic straight from the handbook of political tyranny. You know, the one that Vladimir Putin is so keen on using against his political opponents in Russia.

If we casually allow our government ministers to smear us as traitors for daring to question them, even when they’ve been caught lying, then we really are marching merrily along the road to tyranny.


Just look at what Jeremy Corbyn actually said to provoke such a furious response from Boris Johnson and the Tory media. He wasn’t defending Russia at all, or criticising the UK in general. All he did was try to hold Boris Johnson to account for his dishonesty, and he’s getting yelled down as a traitor in response.


Key fact 7: If Boris Johnson had any integrity he’d resign

He’s trapped himself in a lie. He’s demeaned his office. He’s embarrassed Britain. He’s scored an own goal against us for the Russians. He’s discredited the government. He’s refused to admit his error and apologise. He’s sought to deflect attention by crudely smearing a political opponent. He’s resorted to the tyrannical tactic of equating criticism of the government with treachery …

If Boris Johnson had the slightest shred of integrity about him, he’d resign and allow someone with more competence, and more honesty to take up the important and prestigious position of Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom.

Key fact 8: Theresa May is too weak to sack him

Theresa May is a placeholder Prime Minister. She’s got no authority at all over her party, and as a result they’ve turned into an absolute rabble under her directionless non-leadership.

It’s got to the point where government ministers can lie with impunity, make up their own policies on the hoof, and even talk absolutely cringeworthy gibberish without being corrected, disciplined, or sacked.

The reason Theresa May exists in such a state of paralysis is that she knows that the secretive ERG Brextremist faction of the Tory party have easily enough members to force a vote of no confidence in her, so she’s absolutely powerless to criticise or discipline any of the Brexiters in her cabinet, let alone sack them, or Jacob Rees-Mogg and his band of Brextremists would end her political career in a flash as retribution.

There’s only one thing more worrying than a strong leader who seeks to rule as a tyrannical autocrat, and that’s a weak and inept leader who allows their government to become an absolute rabble of dishonesty, disorder, malice, and incompetence.

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The Porton Down statement tells us way more about our own government than it does about Russia’s

There seems to be an awful lot of confusion about the meaning of the Porton Down announcement that they’ve been unable to prove that the Salisbury nerve agent was produced in Russia.

The announcement in no way indicates that Russians weren’t responsible for the attack, it just means that the scientists who analysed the nerve agent couldn’t conclusively prove that it was produced in Russia.

What the announcement does do is expose the fact that Boris Johnson lied. He lied when he said that Proton Down experts told him that there was “no doubt” that the nerve agent was produced in Russia, and the Foreign Office lied when they issued (a now hastily deleted) Tweet blaming Russia for the production of the nerve agent.

the announcement also vindicated Jeremy Corbyn for his calm evidence-seeking approach, and those who suffered a huge onslaught of vitriol and abuse for daring to ask questions about the government line, and specifically Boris Johnson’s claims about what the Porton Down experts had told him.

It’s absolutely clear that anyone trying to make out that the Porton Down announcement absolves Russia of blame is stretching way beyond what was actually said and should be ignored. These people are muddying the waters by misrepresenting what has been said, and distracting from the key issue, which is that the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom has been caught out in a lie.

What’s more is the fact that Theresa May is simply letting Boris Johnson get away with it.

This refusal to discipline him for these false claims is yet another demonstration that Theresa May is such a weak and directionless leader that she doesn’t even have the authority within her own party to sack one of her cabinet ministers, even when he’s been totally exposed as a liar.



The Porton Down announcement tells us very little about Russia’s involvement (which will almost certainly have to be proven by other means), but what it does tell us is that Boris Johnson is a dangerous liar who dissembles dishonestly even when it comes to crucial national security issues, and that Theresa May is such a weak leader that she’s literally powerless to do anything to discipline him.

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Why are the mainstream media ignoring the shocking Tory bigotry and bullying scandals?

The mainstream media are absolutely desperate to assist the Labour right-wingers in their plot to reduce Labour’s vote at the local elections by amplifying their anti-Semitism smears, but the huge story they’re ignoring is the very real problem of bullying and bigotry within the Tory party.

Just two weeks ago the Tories relaunched their youth movement with the disgraced Tory Vice Chair Ben Bradley at the forefront of the launch.

Bradley is a guy who promoted the forced sterilisation of poor people and got caught spreading totally outrageous lies on Twitter, but somehow the mainstream press didn’t bother to ask how this odious man is still in his job, let alone why such a bigot is being entrusted with the Tory youth movement.

Another question they didn’t bother to ask is why the Tory youth movement needed to be relaunched. The answer of course is that it was shut down after a young Tory activist was bullied so badly that he was driven to suicide.

The Tories had to close down their youth movement because they actually bullied someone into suicide, and then they had the cheek to cry victim that right-wing young people are supposedly being told (by unspecified persons) that “they have to be Corbynistas”!

Bigotry and bullying have always been part of the right-wing Tory agenda, from Daily Mail articles abusing Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany and Tory politicians signing up to anti-Semitic groups in droves; through the shockingly racistIf you want a coloured for a neighbour, vote Liberal or Labour election leaflets of the 1960s; the homophobic Section 28 legislation of the 1980s; the profoundly sexist Tory austerity dogma that has loaded 86% of the economic burden of the financial crisis onto the shoulders of women; to Theresa May quoting a disgustingly bigoted and misogynistic extreme-right Twitter troll in parliament in order to score cheap political points against Jeremy Corbyn in the recent past.

But Tory bigotry and bullying aren’t just issues from the past, they’re very much going on right now too.

It’s just that providing proper coverage of the disgusting behaviour of the Tories runs entirely against the current mainstream media objective, which is to assist the right-wing Blairites in their plot to drive down the Labour vote at the local elections in order to have another crack at deposing Jeremy Corbyn.

If the media were in any way balanced, the following four examples of Tory bigotry and bullying would have got an absolute storm of publicity but instead they’ve been buried underneath a landslide of anti-Semitism smears against Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party, and the left in general.

Tolerance of racism


Las t week the bigoted Tory MP Ben Bradley made a huge song and dance about attracting two defectors from the Labour Party into the Tory fold.

What Bradley forgot to mention was that one of them had been suspended as a Labour Councillor for his appalling 44% attendance record, while the other one was running away from Labour because he was under investigation for alleged racism.

What a truly wonderful story for any racist politicians out there: If you get caught being a racist prick, avoid going through the investigation and expulsion process in your own party, just jump ship to the Tories before the investigation is concluded!

Self-hating Jews


At Prime Minister’s Questions on March 21st Theresa May was rattled. Jeremy Corbyn was asking difficult questions about the devastating impact of Tory austerity on local council budgets, so she retorted with the classic “whataboutery” distraction tactic of talking about something else. The subject she picked was the anti-Semitism storm the Labour right-wingers have been brewing in order to attack their own party’s chances at the local elections.

The problem for Theresa May is that she’s such a third rate thinker that she managed to accidentally use a grotesque anti-Semitic smear during her attempted criticism of anti-Semitism within Labour. When she claimed “there is no place in Labour for those who want to tackle anti-Semitism” she  labelled every single Jewish person within the Labour Party as tolerant of anti-Semitism. 

A non-Jew accusing a significant number of Jewish people of being tolerant of anti-Semitism is clearly an act of anti-Semitism in itself because it’s an invocation of the deeply anti-Semitic trope of the self-hating Jew.

Astoundingly the mainstream media refused to even address the fact that the Prime Minister of the UK used a well worn anti-Semitic trope in order to attack the opposition party as anti-Semites.


Homophobic bullying

Within days of her team of advisers telling her to use an anti-Semitic trope to attack Jewish members of the Labour party, Theresa May’s inner circle did something even more bigoted. They decided to out someone as gay against their will in a desperate effort to discredit their whistleblowing over alleged cheating by the Vote Leave campaign.

Theresa May’s reaction to this outrageous piece of homophobic bullying wasn’t to apologise to the victim and sack the perpetrator. In fact she didn’t even bother to apologise to the victim at all, and instead put out a statement of “full confidence” in the homophobic bully!

It was possible to imagine that the decision to revenge out someone as gay was made without Theresa May’s knowledge, but when she intervened to express her absolute support for the homophobic bully on her team it became obvious that Theresa May is still the raging homophobe who spent the majority of her parliamentary career voting against gay rights.

Islamophobia

On the same weekend that Theresa May’s team resorted to homophobic bullying in order to defend their beloved Brexit the Tory MP Bob Blackman took to Facebook in order to share a grotesque piece of extreme-right, Islamophobic, anti-Somalian propaganda from the United States.

Blackman subsequently deleted the post and issued the extraordinary excuse that he had never actually visited the website he shared a link to, but this is a guy with a proven track record of bigotry that even went as far as promoting the EDL founder Tommy Robinson.

Has Theresa May reprimanded Blackman for his disgusting behaviour. Of course she hasn’t, she’s just remained completely silent and relied on the mainstream media to almost completely ignore the scandal.

Tory sexism


Over the last 8 years the Tories have pushed the deeply sexist policy of loading 86% of the economic burden of their austerity dogma onto women, but occasionally they betray their sexist attitudes in person. Take Boris Johnson’s pathetic effort to demean Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry by referring to her by her husband’s title.

The Speaker John Bercow rightly chastised Boris Johnson for his sexism, but the fact remains that the Tory party is stuffed full of political dinosaurs who consider addressing women by their husband’s title is some kind of incredibly witty putdown.

Conclusion

You won’t hear very much about the numerous Tory bigotry and bullying scandals of the last week because that would run entirely counter to the establishment objective of driving down the Labour vote at the local elections in order to give the coup-plotting Labour right-wingers another crack at deposing Jeremy Corbyn and reverting Labour to the same hard-right neoliberal economic dogma as the Tories and Lib-Dems.

But just because you don’t hear about it in the mainstream media, doesn’t mean that the rampant Tory bigotry and bullying aren’t happening, they are, and they’re absolutely scandalous.

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In modern Britain incompetence is tolerated as the norm and strong leadership is met with howls of condemnation

If we set aside our views on Brexit for a moment and try to look at Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to sack Owen Smith for publicly criticising Labour’s six tests position from a reasonably objective stance, it’s obvious that Smith had to go.

Love them or loathe them Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher were strong leaders, as were Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee in the mid 20th Century.

It’s inconceivable that any of these strong leaders would ever have allowed a member of their cabinet to publicly defy the party policy to set out their own personal policy in a newspaper article. Any cabinet member who did that, would have been sacked, and rightly so.

The problem of course is that after eight years of shockingly weak leadership under the Tories, people have got used to the government behaving like a total rabble, where gross incompetence is the norm, and with ministers regularly making up policy on the hoof and getting away with it. So when they see a party leader actually imposing discipline it comes as a shock to them.

Things were bad enough under David Cameron, whose tolerance to the incompetence of his ministers was so extreme that George Osborne and Theresa May survived easily despite six years of endlessly missed targets and hopelessly botched legislation, and the even more incompetent Iain Duncan Smith remained unsacked until he chose to betray Cameron by walking out of the government at the most damaging moment possible.

But under Theresa May things have become utterly farcical. We had the former Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announce the off the hoof policy that Britain was abandoning the “Mutually Assured Destruction” stance to announce the policy of Britain being open to using nuclear weapons as attack weapons. Not only did Theresa May not sack Fallon on the spot for announcing such a reckless abandonment of Britain’s longstanding nuclear weapons policy, she actually let this insane new policy stand.

Then Fallon’s replacement as Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson embarrassed Britain by saying that Russia should just go away, and shut up. Theresa May is such a weak leader that once again she didn’t correct this nonsense with a firm reiteration of the government’s actual position, or ask for Williamson’s resignation.

Then worst of all there’s the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who even set out his own bespoke “Manifesto for EU Withdrawal” in a 4,000 word essay for the Daily Telegraph. This wasn’t just the usual foot in mouth blabbering we’ve all come to expect from Johnson, it was a deliberate and calculated effort to undermine his own government’s Brexit negotiating position.

Does anyone imagine that strong leaders like Thatcher, Blair, Churchill, or Attlee would have just sat back and done absolutely nothing when their own Foreign Secretary publicly undermined the official party position?

Regardless of whether you agree with Boris Johnson’s decision to publicly undermine the Tory government by calling for a much harder form of Brexit, or with Owen Smith’s decision to break collective responsibility to call for a second EU referendum, it’s obvious both needed to be sacked, otherwise we’d end up with rudderless political parties full of ministers who feel entitled to just make up policies as they go along.

The reality of the situation is that Teresa May is such a weak and incompetent leader that she allowed a senior cabinet minister to go completely unpunished for brazenly undermining the official party stance.

Meanwhile Jeremy Corbyn behaved in the way any competent political leader would when one of his shadow cabinet ministers publicly criticises the official stance of their party in a newspaper column, rather than raising his concerns within the shadow cabinet, or through the democratic apparatus of the Labour Party.

The remarkable thing is that Theresa May’s display of weakness and incompetence towards Boris Johnson’s absurd display of disloyalty barely elicited barely a whisper of criticism from mainstream media hacks.

Then just a few months later we’ve had to endure howls of outrage from the very same hacks who remained silent about Theresa May’s weakness and incompetence after Jeremy Corbyn rightly sacked Owen Smith for timing his attack on the Labour Party position just before the local elections in a calculated effort to do as much damage as possible to Labour’s election chances.

It’s as if eight years of Tory incompetence has done so much damage to the fabric of the United Kingdom that weakness and poor leadership are now accepted as the standard, and any signs of competence and strong leadership are met with furious condemnation and howls of outrage!

Regardless of our views on the important issues of the day (Brexit, austerity dogma, wage repression, rising poverty, the productivity crisis, NHS and social care funding …) surely nobody thinks it’s right that modern Britain is a place where unmistakably weak leadership goes almost completely uncriticised, while displays of routine political competence are attacked and derided as being somehow shocking and unacceptable?

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