The stank from Labour’s rank amateurism just offends the nostrils doesn’t it?
A candidate has been removed from the Labour’s Party list following anti-Islamic tweets he made seven years ago.
Firstly, dumping a candidate for a 7 year old tweet is the very definition of petty cancel culture. The candidate’s silly comment at the time were weak and pathetic, but as adults we can all agree a person has the capacity to learn and grow in 7 years. Cancelling someone like Labour have for a 7 year old tweet is shameful and childish.
But it’s also really dangerous.
Labour have set a very very very very low threshold here and Gerry Brownlee’s intelligence Unit will be sweeping every candidates social media feeds now to catch another example and force Labour to sack them as well, and once you’ve got one, you can find another and you start a story narrative you could have avoided if you hadn’t cancelled in the first place.
‘Another Labour Candidate haunted by tweets’ will scream Tova O’Brien while Hooton will advise Todd Muller to launch a culture war argument about left wing culture purges.
The irony of course is that Labour’s previous President, Nigel Haworth, would never have walked into a trap like this, but of course, Nigel was forced to resign over a false sex assault printed in The Spinoff and propagated by feminist journalists at Fairfax so watching Labour walk into another cancel culture trap is hilarious.
Labour have handed National the rod with which National will beat them with.
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