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Thread #165570   Message #3983450
Posted By: DMcG
20-Mar-19 - 03:44 PM
Thread Name: BS: Brexit #3: A futile gesture?
Subject: RE: BS: Brexit #3: A futile gesture?
Guardian reports:

Reactions of shock to Jeremy Corbynís refusal to partcipate in a meeting with other party leaders the PM invited to earlier are starting to populate Twitter.
This from the Daily Mailís Claire Ellicott:
Hearing @jeremycorbyn left meeting with Theresa May and opposition leaders because he refused to sit down with @ChukaUmunna because he 'wasn't proper party leader'

Several others are reporting this, including Vince Cable.


I am also shocked. Corbyn is human, like the rest of us. But such pettiness at this crucial time is well below the standards I expect of a party leader. All else aside, to make one of the key stories of today that the Labour Leader is behaving like a petulant toddler is as damaging to future election prospects as any opponent could hope.