Diane Abbott’s return to the backbenches has drawn a great deal of comment from all sides, but few have been as biting as former Labour special adviser Mario Dunn, who tweeted:
Being brutally honest Diane Abbot isn’t really a Labour MP. She is in fact leader of the Diane Abbot Ego Party.
— Mario Dunn (@MarioDunn1) October 8, 2013
Oof. But could it be that Mario has other motivations for his jibes? Shortly after, there was a telling exchange between Dunn and the Mirror’s Kevin Maguire.
Can you guess whose special adviser Mario Dunn was? That’s right, the #manontheleft, Alan Johnson.
Is any any trophy more coveted than a place on Andrew Neil’s sofa?