We need to talk about Diane Abbott. Now. (EXPLICIT CONTENT)

June 7, 2017

In support of Diane Abbott…

(Written by Jack Monroe.)

COOKING ON A BOOTSTRAP

This is not a recipe. I wrote this as a series of tweets today and readers asked for it as a blog post, so here it is. Our politics may differ, so feel free to skip straight back to the recipes if that’s what you’re here for.

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT DIANE ABBOTT.

Right one of us political writer people needs to do this and it looks like it’s me. Grab a seat. I wanna talk about Diane.
Diane was first elected as an MP in 1987, the year before I was born. She has been dedicated to serving the British public for longer than I have even been alive. Hold that thought. Understand it.
Diane was the first black woman to have a seat in the House of Commons. She MADE HISTORY. Her father was welder, her mother a nurse. How many working class kids do we have…

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One Response to “We need to talk about Diane Abbott. Now. (EXPLICIT CONTENT)”

  1. xraypat Says:

    This is appalling stuff….absolutely disgusting.
    I blame UKIP for this becoming ‘acceptable’ for some very nasty people to tweet….
    I cannot imagine how this has affected her and I am heartily ashamed of my fellow citizens.


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