25 Things you should know about Jeremy Corbyn – David Hirsh

We have a Labour leader who:

1. Said that the 7/7 attacks were the result of UK creating insecurity around the world

2. Presented a show on Press TV, Iran’s propaganda channel

3. Praised and appeared on Russia Today, Putin’s propaganda channel

4. Is National Chair of “Stop the War”

5. Is a Patron of the “Palestine Solidarity Campaign” which fights for a boycott of Israel.

6. Says that Hamas and Hezbollah are dedicated to the good of the Palestinian people and to social and political justice.

7. Says that NATO is the aggressor in Eastern Europe and that Russia has a legitimate claim over Ukraine

8. Jumped to the defence of antisemites, Raed Salah who indulged in medieval blood libel and Stephen Sizer who said that Israel was behind 9/11

9. Is not offended by the suggestion that the execution of Bin Laden and the sentencing of Eichmann are both illegitimate and illegal

10. Does not argue with somebody who suggests that Bin Laden is not dead

11. Does not say anything when a 911 truther and associate of David Duke, who he’s sharing a platform with, defends Palestinian terrorism

13. Campaigned against Britain taking military action against Assad

14. Campaigned against the RAF giving air support to those defending Kobane

15. Thinks that ISIS is bad in Syria in the same way as the US is bad in Iraq

16. Continued to support “Deir Yassin Remembered” even when it was well known that it was run by a Holocaust Denier

17. Hosted and sat next to on a platform Dyab Abou Jahjan, who believes that the killing of each British soldier is a victory

18. Agreed to speak alongside Carlos Latuff, 2nd prize winner in Ahmadinejad’s Holocaust denial cartoon competition

19. Agreed to speak alongside Azzam Tamimi, who said that he’d like to have been a suicide bomber against Israel

20. Hosted Gerry Adams at Westminster three weeks after the IRA tried to kill the Prime Minister and the Cabinet.

21 . Addressed a LaRouche front organisation in Australia.

22. Called for an official inquiry into “pro-Israel” influence in the Foreign Office

23. Spoke at the Cairo Conference which resolved to encourage Iraqis to engage in military struggle against coalition forces

24.  Celebrated the anniversary of the Iranian revolution at an event called to “commemorate the auspicious anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran”.

25. Replies to all these points by saying that they are Tory smears

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