Labour Faces ‘Annihilation’ Says Tony Blair

… sorry why do we care about Bliar ?

Michael Meacher, a Labour former minister and supporter of Corbyn, said Blairites needed to understand that the surge in enthusiasm for the Islington North MP represented the dismantling of the New Labour era. “It is the biggest non-revolutionary upturning of the social order in modern British politics,” he said. “The Blairite coup of the mid-1990s hijacked the party to the Tory ideology of ‘leave it all to the markets and let the state get out of the way’, and when asked what was her greatest achievement, Mrs Thatcher triumphantly replied, ‘New Labour.’

[ Source : The Guardian ]

Meanwhile - I found this a very funny (and pretty spot on) response from ‘chunkpmark’ - you should share widely.

August 13, 2015