Harry Leslie Smith - a genuine hero
Smith’s passionate defence of Labour’s legacy - and mark that well, it is Labour’s legacy, opposed all the way by the post-war Tory Party, to the exasperation of the NHS’ creator Aneurin Bevan - frightened the living daylights out of the sneering, cat-calling and overmonied inhabitants of right-wing websites and their friends in the right-leaning part of the Fourth Estate. Here was an advocate of the NHS they couldn’t touch.
Alex Wickham - a genuine sleazebag
Icon Books, who have published HLS’ work, have received an email telling them “I am writing a story for Guido Fawkes about the Twitter account of one of your authors, Harry Leslie Smith: @Harryslaststand … Is it correct that an employee of Icon Books has access to this account and sometimes tweets on his behalf? … Please could I have a comment from a spokesman on Icon Books' involvement in this account?”