They Do Not Represent the General View …
This was the plaintiff cry this morning after first Siobhain McDonagh, then Joan Ryan, both junior minions within the Labour Party called for a look into the leadership of the party.
These two do not represent the general feeling of backbenchers was the cry. Oh, really?
Then why has George Howarth (Lab. Knowsley North) written to the party asking for a leadership election?
And in any case, it is not what backbenchers, front benchers, ministers, or good ol‘ Gordon thinks. It is what the electorate thinks. That’s us, I do believe. And I am pretty sure that a majority would like a change of Prime Minister, if not a change of Government!
Come on Gordon (and your supporters), give in before you are forced to, as was Maggie. You really don’t want to suffer any more indignity, do you?