Labour hor­ror show

Leader Cor­byn bombs out in BBC elec­tion in­ter­view dis­as­ter

Mercury (Hobart) - - WORLD -

OP­PO­SI­TION Leader Jeremy Cor­byn has re­fused to de­clare whether he would have ter­ror­ists killed to pro­tect the Bri­tish peo­ple and failed to apol­o­gise for anti-Jewish hatred in the Labour Party dur­ing a train­wreck in­ter­view with the BBC.

Mr Cor­byn was skew­ered dur­ing the dis­as­trous 30-minute seg­ment over his an­tiWestern poli­cies, his fail­ure to deal with anti-Semitism and his $158 bil­lion elec­tion cash splurge. The Labour leader ap­peared tetchy and ripped off his mic at the end of the cat­a­clysmic in­ter­view that some have la­belled the defin­ing mo­ment of the elec­tion cam­paign.

Mr Cor­byn re­fused, when pressed sev­eral times, to say he would ever give the or­der to kill a ter­ror­ist like Is­lamic State Abu Bakr Al-Bagh­dadi, who was taken out by US troops in Oc­to­ber.

“I will take the ap­pro­pri­ate de­ci­sions at the ap­pro­pri­ate time with all the informatio­n,” he said. “If it is pos­si­ble, and only if it is pos­si­ble, then you try and cap­ture that per­son.”

Last month Mr Cor­byn said Al-Bagh­dadi should have been cap­tured by US forces de­spite the fact that the ISIS tyrant blew him­self and two chil­dren up with a sui­cide vest.

He had pre­vi­ously said the death of 9/11 mas­ter­mind Osama bin Laden at the hands of US troops was a “tragedy upon tragedy”.

When asked again how he could be trusted to pro­tect Bri­tons from killers like Bin Laden and Al-Bagh­dadi, Mr Cor­byn re­fused to get into “hy­po­thet­i­cals”.

Mr Cor­byn has also been lashed for re­fus­ing to apol­o­gise for the anti-Jewish hatred which has gripped his party and led the UK’s Chief Rabbi to say he is not fit for of­fice.

“I am de­ter­mined that our so­ci­ety will be safe for peo­ple of all faiths. I don’t want any­one to be feel­ing in­se­cure in our so­ci­ety – and our gov­ern­ment will pro­tect ev­ery community,” he said. “I don’t want any­one to go through what any­one has gone through.”

Mr Cor­byn also strug­gled to an­swer how his plans to spend bil­lions on public ser­vices and tak­ing state con­trol of ma­jor in­dus­tries would be paid for.

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