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Tuesday 27 June 2017

Sun Coalition Hypocrisy BUSTED

After the Tories finalised their deal with the DUP, miraculously finding the “magic money tree” they claimed did not exist, and bunging Northern Ireland’s largest party a cool billion in return for their support, the right-leaning part of the Fourth Estate had some serious reverse-ferreting to do, not least the Murdoch goons at the Super Soaraway Currant Bun, whose stance in the lead up to the General Election was so very different.
At the beginning of this month, a Sun editorial screamedA toxic leftie coalition would spell Brexit betrayal, havoc with the economy and the destruction of Britain … A cosy Labour and SNP pact really would spell the Coalition of Chaos as the left clearly have no understanding of basic economics … Labour could not govern without a coalition with the SNP. Jeremy Corbyn’s posturing on Brexit is meaningless: the Scots would call the shots”.

Moreover, it was all about Brexit: “Imagine, if you dare, the Tories lost their majority next week. Who then would head for Brussels to negotiate our exit? Not the PM who spoke so well yesterday of the ‘great national mission’ to build a ‘stronger, fairer and more prosperous Britain’ via Brexit. And who has insisted, as any tough negotiator should, that she will walk away with no deal if the EU’s final offer is bad for the country”.

Who, then, would represent us? “Instead it would be Corbyn and a third-rate crew cobbled together from the tiny band in the Labour Party still prepared to serve on his front bench … Plus a delegate from the SNP stroppily arguing for Scotland to be exempted from almost all of it … [Corbyn] would buckle to the EU and, to keep power, every SNP demand too … Labour knows it is damaged by the prospect of this Coalition of Chaos”.

What a difference a few weeks makes: today, the Sun leader makes no mention of Brexit at all. Zero. Zilch. Nil. Nada. Not a sausage. Bugger all. And nor is there any mention of any “coalition of chaos”. Instead, it strikes a suitably triumphalist tone.

THERESA May is right to have done a deal with the DUP. It means we have a ­viable Government in the most difficult period Britain has faced in decades … In return, £1billion will be spent in a region needing every penny, benefiting Catholics and Protestants alike”. No comment on all the parts of England and Wales needing every penny, of course.

No mention of “buckling to the EU”, which is as well, given our brave negotiating team has already caved on the idea of parallel trade talks. No mention of minority party demands, which is also convenient to the Murdoch goons, as the DUP is concerned about the prospect of a “hard border” with the Irish Republic.

But what is in evidence is the Sun’s propensity to dishonesty: “Labour’s hypocrisy is blatant and obnoxious. Twice, in 2010 and 2015, they lobbied for the same deal with the DUP”. To get a Queen’s Speech through Parliament and sustain the majority party in confidence votes in 2015? When Labour lost? Pull the other one.

And it is laughable of them [Labour] to accuse the Tories of ‘bribing’ the DUP”. What do the Murdoch clowns think £1 billion is, Scotch intercoursing Mist? Get out of here.

It was a “coalition of chaos” if it was Labour. When it’s a party the Murdoch mafiosi prefer, it’s no longer a grubby stitch-up, but “best for Britain”. Pass the sick bag.


rob said...

*** Champagne Perry magic moments ***

Magic money trees, policies up for sharing
Magic money trees, for parties that just don't win

We'll never forget the moment they kissed good bye to a landslide
The way that they mugged the voters to keep the power on their side

Magic money trees, policies up for sharing
Magic money trees, for parties that just don't win

Time won't erase the memory of
These magic money trees filled with bungs

Anonymous said...

I noticed this morning that all the right wing main stream tabloids have nothing about the DUP deal on their front pages.

Hell one of them is offering a cure for type 2 diabetes ( I am sure to be used as ammo against Diane Abbot in a few months time )

Nor anything about the diabolical offering to EU citizens from the UK government, or to even compare it to what the EU is offering UK citizens in europe.

The only people that care appear to me to be the EU.

Anonymous said...

Surely even Rupert Murdoch must realise that his sheltered workshop for overpaid useless hacks is not only losing money but well past it's use-by date. Time to do the decent thing and put the old beast down.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if this was the same in the Scottish edition, as in the past they do modify their editorial in the past for Scotland, especially considering the SNP votes, or they just dont give a flying monkeys

Anonymous said...

What a glorious sight watching our far right shitehawk media disappear up their own anal canal.

The only greater satisfaction is watching New Labour join them.