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1/ Hi John. You DM'd me in October with this:
"All meetings and letters will be available for public scrutiny . No antisemitism by anyone will be left unchallenged . As indep advisor I will not be giving a running commentary on Corbyn, Williamson , Rees Mogg or anyone else ....
2/But I put everything in writing, so you will have the opportunity to assess.
@LordJohnMann 3/You said that you wouldn't 'be giving a running commentary...' and yet, when I look at your timeline, it's full of retweets and comments. You've given the example of Rees-Mogg: not a thing. Why would that be? @LordJohnMann
@LordJohnMann 4/ Perhaps you are waiting for after the election before you will be able to share your thoughts about Rees-Mogg? After all you wouldn't want to prejudice the outcome of the election in any way. @LordJohnMann
@LordJohnMann 5/ To be absolutely honest, I'm not quite sure how you are being paid to be 'Antisemitism Tsar'. Are we paying you for this service? Or are you offering the service for free? @LordJohnMann
@LordJohnMann 6/ If it's us, what are the means by which your work is up for scrutiny? I mean, if I (or any of our fearless media) had any doubts about the impartiality of your work, how would we raise concerns about it? @LordJohnMann
@LordJohnMann 7/ That said, I suspect that @Channel4News @guardiannews @Peston @freedland or even @LordJohnMann yourself would want to scrutinise your impartiality on a matter like antisemitism...? @LordJohnMann
@LordJohnMann @Channel4News @guardiannews @Peston @Freedland 8/ If, by chance, there was a hint of bias in your work, if, say, someone thought that you were using antisemitism in order to damage the electoral chances of one party only, and that you were doing this by ignoring the antisemitism coming from another party...
@LordJohnMann @Channel4News @guardiannews @Peston @Freedland 9/ ...that would be worrying, wouldn't it? I mean, in its own way, it would be a form of antisemitism, don't you think? Using Jews' fear of antisemitism as if it could be limited by party allegiance? You wouldn't be doing anything like that, though. Even so, I don't see....
@LordJohnMann @Channel4News @guardiannews @Peston @Freedland 10/...the names of Rees-Mogg, Toby Young, Priti Patel, Suella Braverman, Crispin Blunt or indeed Boris Johnson in relation to his novel, history-writing or editing of 'Taki'. Nor Dominic Cummings and his Goldman Sachs trope. @LordJohnMann
@LordJohnMann @Channel4News @guardiannews @Peston @Freedland 11/ If you're interested in the antisemitic 'blurts' of the philosemite, your collection could include Ian Austin and 'the whining Jew', Dan Hodges and 'the useful Jewish idiot' or Euan Philips trying to stop the BBC employing me as a presenter for a programme about language.
@LordJohnMann @Channel4News @guardiannews @Peston @Freedland 12/ So here you have 3 non-Jews each praised for their work combatting antisemitism and yet each blurting out antisemitic slurs. And there's you, Tsar over all antisemitism, showing partiality in how you're dealing with it. What do you think about this? @LordJohnMann
@LordJohnMann @Channel4News @guardiannews @Peston @Freedland 13/ Do you think anyone other than me will ask you about any of this? Given that you have such a high office - recognised by the state, might it not be at the very least interesting for people to look at all this? @Peston @freedland @Channel4News @LordJohnMann
@LordJohnMann @Channel4News @guardiannews @Peston @Freedland 14/ And blow me, here we are on the eve of an election, when by all accounts the issue of antisemitism has been a factor and yet...no one is talking about you, your role, and any of the stuff I've mentioned in this thread. @LordJohnMann @peston @freedland
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