War’s lost – go now

I WAS bemused by the tenor of some recent letters suggesting that Jewish Labour MPs should not quit the party but rather should “stay and fight the good fight”.

It reminded me of the famous story of the Japanese soldier who continued fighting the Second World War for 29 years after the Japanese surrendered because he didn’t know the war was over.

You can only fight when the battle is ongoing. I would suggest that the war against Labour Party antisemitism was lost when Momentum and the hard-left seized control.

All Labour MPs, whether they like it or not, stand under Jeremy Corbyn’s banner. Instead of staying on to fight the lost war, they should be brave enough to leave.

They can then form a more moderate and electable party or enjoy their retirement, untainted by tacit subscription to Labour’s odious and delusional views.

Avril Links,

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