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Here follows a thread on why @J_VoiceUK are disingenuous and dangerous. They pretend to fight #antisemitism via a new form of victim-blaming. #DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough #LabourAntisemitism
They don’t outright accuse victims of #LabourAntisemitism of lying, but instead point a finger at their protectors, flashing their Jewish credentials to look credible.
#DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough
“It’s the Tories!” They cry. “It’s the press!” “Manufactured consent!” “Of course”, they say, “there’s an eeny-weeny bit of antisemitism in @UKLabour”.
#DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough #LabourAntisemitism
“Don’t say anything antisemitic”, they advise, sagely. “It might make you look antisemitic, even though we know it’s just you losing your temper about, well, you know – the Jews”. #DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough #LabourAntisemitism
“It was only one comment”, they breezily agree about @jeremycorbyn, minimising for all they’re worth. And calling even that one out was all just to “promote neo-liberal policies and support illegal wars”. #DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough #LabourAntisemitism
Just to look extra kosher though, they slip in a bit about not particularly liking being made “Israel’s keepers”. #DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough #LabourAntisemitism
Does that mean that they are willing to call out the 1000s of @UKLabour members who have been reported for just such #antisemitism under @jeremycorbyn? No. #DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough #LabourAntisemitism
In fact, the name of the game is to point at the Tories and the press, while claiming that #LabourAntisemitism is being dealt with. We call this gross distortion and gaslighting. #DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough #LabourAntisemitism
You might think after all this that the majority of British Jews must be lying when they say they are the victims of #LabourAntisemitism, mightn’t you? To make this accusation is #antisemitic according to the IHRA definition. #DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough
Do not fall for any of it. @J_VoiceLabour are part of the problem. We ask you to be part of the solution. #DeniersOut #EnoughIsEnough #LabourAntisemitism

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Sep 14, 2018
.@jeremycorbyn has repeatedly attempted to reassure those concerned about #LabourAntisemitism that @UKLabour’s disciplinary process would deal with the problem.
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