The dizzying dishonesty of Keir Starmer

The Labour leader is the most untrustworthy politician of his generation.

Topics Polemics Politics UK

If the polls are to be believed, Keir Starmer is about to become the next UK prime minister. And yet, no one seems to know what the Labour leader actually stands for. He poses as a man of honesty and integrity. But his short political career suggests otherwise. From Brexit to gender to the economy, he has happily promised one thing and then done another. He has swung wildly between seemingly contradictory positions, betraying democracy, women’s rights and his own alleged principles in the process. Here, Tom Slater argues that Starmer is easily one of the slipperiest, most untrustworthy politicians of his generation – a man who either doesn’t believe in anything, or is willing to say almost anything in order to get into power. Britain may be about to find out that a man who believes in nothing can be a very dangerous thing. Watch, share and let us know what you think in the comments.

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Topics Polemics Politics UK


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