Tuesday 16 October 2018

Corbyn the sad old muso turns into a stadium god

Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

In the last days of the British election campaign, there was a moment when Theresa May could have reclaimed a bit of honour for herself and her abysmal party.

The terrorist attacks had raised issues of "human rights", and May could have gone with a previous line of hers, something like, "we are not going to curtail the rights of our own citizens, because that is what our enemies want".

Instead she went for the most miserable option - a grim promise to her supporters that if human rights laws were becoming a problem in dealing with the terrorists, then she would change the laws.

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