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The Mask Slips: Emily Thornberry Shows How Elitist Labour Is

by | 21st, November 2014

EMILY Thornberry MP (Islington South) played her hand. To use the language of the anti-UKippers, the mask slipped.

Thornberry p ortrayed Rochester locals as working class moron s, the kind of dolts who drive white vans, love football and England. On Planet Thornberry, the home she photographed and tweeted was a cultural curiosity.

Would she have pictured the home of a Pakistani mini-cab driver with a Pakistan cricket flag hanging outside in the same fashion? Of course not. She was mocking the white working class. That’s allowed.

Labour never were going to win the Rochester and Strood by-election. UKIP won with another harvested backbench Tory MP. But given

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