What time is it Eccles?
So who out there on the Bozo-loving right would like to deposit a care home dead cat on the table, and look sharp with it? Would someone, anyone care to make a pointless gesture? Well, yes they would: Tom Harwood, replacement teaboy to the perpetually thirsty Paul Staines at the Guido Fawkes blog, would certainly like to have a go.a hot and steaming pile of weapons grade bullpucky titled “Curious Case Of Nadia Whittome’s Sacking”, where he tells “23 year old Corbynista MP Nadia Whittome made a splash yesterday evening as she declared she had been ‘sacked’ from her role as a casual worker at a retirement home in her constituency”. Ms Whittome has become a “Corbynista” in the retelling, just to make the smear more effective.
There is more. “Whittome claims that she was ‘sacked’ for ‘speaking out about a lack of PPE’. This is despite the home, which has not had a single Coronavirus death, saying it has ‘three months’ supply of PPE, including over 25,000 pairs of gloves, 7,700 aprons and nearly 6,000 masks’ … Guido can see why a retirement home may ask a gobby casual worker to no longer very occasionally saunter in, especially if her media appearances from the local press to Newsnight were unduly scaring the residents”. Harwood would know about being “gobby” and “very occasionally sauntering in”, of course.
The following day, April 17, ExtraCare Tweeted “We’re trying to thank as many people, businesses and organisations as possible, for supporting our #PPE appeal over the past few weeks”. Had they not been short of PPE, there would have been no need for an appeal, so once again Harwood has been caught being economical with the actualité.
There’s a problem with that dead cat the Fawkes rabble just chucked. It really is dead.
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The ExtraCare trust is in the retirement village business.
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