1) I’ve tried to stay strong over the long & traumatic Labour antisemitism crisis but I’ve felt very nearly broken by this week’s shenanigans. What propelled many of us fighting the issue, the only thing that gave us hope, is 1) that we could stop Corbyn becoming PM and...
2) also that the people that allowed this to happen would be punished so it could never happen again. The core goal was achieved - the British public saw how awful this man was in so many ways - but clearing Labour of the stench of antisemitism is so, so far from over.
3) I always worried that Starmer would put party unity over actually cleaning it up. He called Corbyn his ‘friend’ when he became leader and he refused to criticise him even when the EHRC report came out.
4) Corbyn forced Starmer to suspend him only when he continued to claim the problem was exaggerated- something Starmer had told him he must not do. What followed has been weeks of Jew-baiting behaviour from some Labour MPs. All went unpunished.
5) The row became about Corbyn. The contents of the report were ignored. Even people - MPs- who saw there was an issue, that Corbyn was an antisemite, continued to claim he was still a good man. What? You simply cannot be both.
6) And in the meantime you have other MPs continue with their baiting.
Labour FB groups are full of people still spewing antisemitism. CLPs are putting forward motions supporting Corbyn.
7) Corbyn has gone but I’m not sure his successor has the will to completely change this culture and clean Labour of the oldest form of hate. Corbyn radicalised an army of Jew haters and they are still there, revelling in their hatred, spewing antisemitic tropes.
8) Now my only hope is that @Keir_Starmer proves me wrong.

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