With the row over anti-semitism in the Labour Party reaching fever pitch, Jeremy Corbyn has offered his most clear recognition yet “that antisemitism has occurred in pockets within the Labour Party”:

Labour is an anti-racist party and I utterly condemn antisemitism, which is why as leader of the Labour Party I want to…

Posted by Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday, March 25, 2018

One of the central charges by those calling for tougher action on the issue is the point-blank refusal of some party members to even recognise that there is a problem.

By way of illustration, here are the top two comments on his official Facebook statement, as determined by interactions from other users. With 879 likes, 66 hearts and 19 LOLs:

“I have never seen anti-semiticism [sic] in the Labour Party.”

This is followed by 901 likes, 41 hearts and 11 LOLs for:

“I don’t know what the problem is.”

This is looking like some hill to climb.

  1. I am a Socialist, my religion is of no consequence, your religion is of no consequence to me, your politics are. I reserve my bias for right wing toe rags, not their religion, their right wing politics.

  2. If BREXIT does nothing else,it has proved what a bag of sh-t our London parliament really is,it has turned into an old boys club for a bunch of gangsters The purpose of mps is to carry out the instructions of their pay masters,Whoever they may be(bankers,industrialists,investers etc.) WHO ARE LOBBIESTS? ,and who do they represent,certainly not the mugs who traipse along to the polling station every 5yrs to vote another hopeful onto the gravy train

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