Dangerous Hero: Unmissable new biography of Jeremy Corbyn from our best investigative biographer Hardcover – 21 Feb 2019
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’The book every voter must read’ Mail on Sunday
‘Funny and devastating, it stands as an indictment of both the Labour Party and a political system that allows an individual such as Jeremy Corbyn to come within shouting distance of the levers of power in this country.’ Daily Telegraph
‘The most compelling in-depth study so far of a man whose head is unusually difficult to get inside.’ The Guardian
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Cornyn has achieved nothing in 33 years in Parliament save defying his party whip many times. Educationally and intellectually he is underwhelming. He hates democratic values, has attacked our armed forces on many occasions, loathes America, is anti NATO, and all decent liberal values. His antisemitism is loud and clear in several speeches together with his close friendship with the odious Ken Livinstone. Since becoming leader of a once proud party thanks to the hapless Milliband changing the rules he has bullied all who oppose his Marxist/Trotskyist tosh. Smears about Labour female MPs have been disgusting. As a result, the party is in meltdown. More MPs are going to leave. His policy on Brexit is a lie. He hates the EU but now pretends he doesn't for obvious reasons.
He is known to lack any interest in culture, as did Lenin, poses as one of the lads with his Lenin cap, bike and allotment. His second wife said his idea of a good day out was to go to Highgate Cemetery and gaze at the memorial to Karl Marx. He fools only the ignorant, the gullible and those ignorant of history. Corbyn supports terrorists, communist regimes around the globe. He was a great fan of the left wing Cuban dictator Castro, a tyrant. As the author shows he is a Marxist /Trotskyist zealot who has never read one of the tracts he quotes, usually out of context. His decision to allow Derek Hatton back into the party speaks volumes. He plans to get dear Ken back soon. Corbyn does not have the ability to lead anything. Talk of becoming PM is risible. His election was a freak. No wonder he looked shell-shocked. Over half of Labour MPs wanted anyone save him a mediocre politician manipulated by Momentum and the unions.
The only reason Corbyn is leader of the Labour Party is the buying of young ignorant voters with cheap membership fees. Most are not interested in politics, the majority know no history, as as a group of them said when interviewed on television : ' we voted for him to shake things up'. When asked about Corbyn's background not one could give a single fact. Three of the group were university graduates but not, of course, in history.
Corbyn's rise is a symbol of Labour's shameful problem with antisemitism. Corbynisters and Momentum are riddled with anti Semitics. Their names are well known within the Labour Party. Corbyn pretends to want to eradicate foul antisemites from the party but his actions reveal the truth. The report he ordered to investigate antisemitism was a whitewash. Within two weeks the author Chakrabarti was given a peerage! This is what he said about Hezbollah a virulent terrorist organization that hates Jews: ' It will be my pleasure and honour to host an event in Parliament where our friends from Hezbollah will be speaking. I have also invited friends from Hamas to come and speak as well'. He had the affrontery to invite into a place that represents liberal democracy in action terrorist thugs. Little wonder he was severely criticised. No wonder British Jews have deep foreboding at the thought this individual could ever enter No. 10. His evasiveness over the Holocaust is another indication of his true beliefs. He has a long standing hostility to Israel, one that is shared by his closest colleagues on the shadow front bench. It is noteworthy that Blair and Brown were both patrons of the Jewish National Fund, Corbyn is patron of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign. He told a rally in London: ' we are all Palestinians '. Israel's victory in the Six Day War, a victory over overwhelming odds that ensured her survival, has been described by Corbyn as worthy of inclusion in ' the macabre list of inhumanity '. On more than one occasion he has demonstrated his gross ignorance of Zionism. For Jeremy it is the Stalin line, namely 'a global conspiracy'. Corbyn can be seen at every rally and march whenever war occurs between Israel and Hamas in Gaza or Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon. He and others condemn Israel for defending herself. Yet, next door to Israel, the numbers killed and maimed in the Syrian civil war dwarfs the total dead in all of Israel's conflicts. Syrian massacres are not decried by Corbyn and his friends. One does not hear him say we are all Syrians. He was asked about Isis, a group of evil murderers, he steadfully refused to pass an opinion. He refused to criticize Begum the teenager who went to Syria to live with the obnoxious barbarians and then married on. We know why he takes this stance.
It is said you can be judged by the friends you cultivate. His support of the corrupt Venezuelan President, a man who rigged the election and is amassing a private fortune while thousands of Venezuelans starve and die from lack of medical supplies, is yet another example of his lack of a moral compass. On any big issue you know where he stands, always on the side of those who hate democratic values.
Even his middle class upbringing and schooling make a mockery of his claim to shed tears for the down and outs (he currently gets £133,000 a year plus perks) . He is rumoured to own property in Cuba. This is a man with no ideas who is frightened of interviews and reads every word when he speaks in the Commons. His knowledge of finance, economics and history is nil. A man of no merit, a crushing bore, he is not fit to be an MP let alone a leader of a party, a party he and his acolytes have destroyed.
Bower sheds light on his marriage and why it broke down. It ended because of Corbyn's behaviour, his financial incompetence, his absences, his neglect of his family, and his mysogyny. His wife wanted their son to take up a place at a local grammar school. He wanted him to go to a very badly performing comprehensive where twenty languages were spoken. He told his wife he would rather have Ben badly educated than be given an unfair advantage. The truth was he put his warped ideology before his son's education. Ideological purity was sacrosanct for Jeremy. First the communist and second the parent. Another lie exposed by Bower was the television interview in 2016 with Ben Okri, a writer an poet. He posed as a lover of literature, a complete fabrication. He had read very, very little. Corbyn has always understood the value of useful idiots, Lenin's term. A lie he said told often enough becomes the truth.
From the outset, his actions over Brexit have been aimed at causing chaos. Not once has he considered the nation. Not once has he made a positive statement.
This expose has not been written by someone on the Right of politics. Bower is a graduate of the LSE a prestigious university but one known to be a welcoming place for being prone to pronounced left-wing views. Bower was attracted to the Marxist analysis of society and he had marched in protest against apartheid and the war in Vietnam. He was no stranger to demos. Eventually, the scales fell from his eyes and he saw through the charade of communism. Instead, Bower embarked on a journalistic career . He has produced TV documentaries about Nazi war criminals, witnessed wars, elections and corrupt politicians. His books on Tony Blair, greed in English football, Maxwell, Branson, Gordon Brown and Nazi Gold have received acclaim. This is a book that needed to be written.
Corbyn lives in a cultural desert. He has achieved nothing in his life. Educationally he is a failure, a course in trades union studies proved too difficult for him as did A levels unless you count grade E's as a success. Everything that matters to him is seen through a warped ideological lens. Even the word royal infuriates him. Corbyn is a sad, one dimensional individual. It is a scandal that he is the leader of H. M's Opposition. We must not lose sight of the fact that he is surrounded by people who are also very dangerous . Abbott may be a stranger to mathematics but she is a dyed in the wool Marxist who while on the Andrew Marr show said of Mao, a mass murderer : 'But he did do some good, didn't he?' McDonnell is the man who threw a copy of Mao's 'Little Red Book' at the PM. He may be ignorant of Economics but he is another enemy of liberal values. Add Thornberry, McCLusky, Milne and Momentum and you have a veritable witch's brew.
History will soon forget Jeremy Corbyn, a blinkered man of no substance. Meanwhile, he must not be allowed to get away with destroying the Labour Party and replacing it with a rump of mysogynist, antisemitic Marxists who denounce our core values at every opportunity. His front bench is easily the most incompetent and inexperienced since 1929. The offices of Opposition Foreign and Home Secretary are currently filled by mediocre politicians with no experience of high office. Only one senior Labour MP deserves credit and he is Tom Watson the Deputy Leader. It is always Watson who comes out and denounces members of his party for antisemitic remarks or inflammatory language. He is a decent man with admirable values. Contacts in Westminster report that it is well known he has a very low opinion of Corbyn, Abbott and Thornberry. His comments last year about Momentum are unrepeatable.
The reaction to this book by those gullible supporters of the Marxist gang will be to say: rubbish, slander, badly written and biased. Not one of them will have read the book. Ninety percent will not even have bought the book. They are incapable of writing a review so they fall back on juvenile comments. They daren't actually read the book because it might make them think for once. Corbyn gets his support from this group who can't or don't think. Sad really but very common. Like Corbyn, they have never read any history, Marx and Lenin and Stalin mean nothing to them. They would not get beyond the first page of Das Kapital. They should ask themselves why, if capitalism is so bad, do Corbyn and his communist crew live here ? Wouldn't it be better in North Korea, Russia or Venezuela? Of course, we know why they stay here. We pay them, feed them and allow them to spout nonsense. In the Communist paradises they would be shot.
In power, heaven forbid, they would open a Pandora's Box. Corbyn survives for a little while longer because he fools and manipulates, to use Lenin's words again, useful idiots.
The author Tom Bower also uses a lot of insinuation to suggest, without being direct, that something negative about Corbyn is true. Tom Bower also makes repeated errors in his book and uses language some may find offensive i.e. he describes one of Corbyn’s supporters in the parliamentary party as “Cat Stevens, a 30-year-old bisexual republican”. As far as I am aware there is no Cat Stevens in the parliamentary party. It is hard to take seriously a book, which presents itself as credible but has so many factual mistakes, contradictions and errors.
The author Tom Bower also questions Corbyn's position on capitalism. Corbyn is against the "Greed is Good", Deregulated Financial Capitalism. The Pro capitalist lobby will tell you the "Greed is Good", Deregulated Financial Capitalism is good for the world but in practice this has not proven to be the case, i.e. Pro Capitalist entities buy agricultural land in poor countries with food shortages and grew crops to sell in rich countries supermarkets for profit, where much of the fresh produce ends up in supermarket waste skips whilst the host nations of this agricultural land peoples starve and Capitalism is leading at RAPID SPEEDS to less than 0.00000000001% of the world’s population owning more than 99.99% of the world’s wealth and resources whilst billions live in extreme poverty.
I am not a socialist, a leftist or anything but I do agree with building a fairer economy for all and not a rigged one that benefits the few. Also supporting a more equal and fairer society does not make you a socialist, a communist or anything like that. The term Socialist and Communist appears to be a term used to label negatively anyone who supports economic reforms and a fairer re distribution of wealth. Corbyn has a historic record we can trust and is a politician who stands by his principles and the people and not for the agenda of the super rich minority who have their influence in worldwide politics, economic affairs, mainstream media, foreign policy and much more. Also Jeremy Corbyn unlike Tony Blair and David Cameron did not have secret off shore bank accounts and secret dealings with JPMorgan Chase & Co. An honest Politician with a moral and trust worthy record is Not a Dangerous Hero with a Ruthless Plot for Power.
The problem is not Corbyn but the international Capitalist lobby, which is influenced by the few and opposes any other form of governance or reform which threatens its dominance, greed and exploitation in the form of mainstream media propaganda, character assassination attempts and worse. The other important thing to note is the contents of this book is mainly based on eyewitness accounts, insinuation and not factual evidence. I would recommend caution when reading the contents of this book as many of the eyewitnesses have voiced their opposition to Corbyn and been involved in the mainstream smear campaign against him. The anti-Semitism charge is an attempted smear on Corbyn due to his disapproval of the human rights violations being committed by the Israeli government and the IDF which include child detentions and beatings, land thefts, collective punishment on the civilian masses, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Jeremy Corbyn is against Human Rights violations by who ever they may be committed by and not only those governments who are NOT allies. Under the current political norms human rights violations by ally countries receive a slap on the wrist and continued arms sales whilst on countries that are not allies this is used to impose Sanctions, Regime Change and War. If you question this hypocrisy and double standards you will also be on the receiving end of the same character assassination attempts and fear mongering.
SOME FACTS ABOUT CORBYN:
In 1969, Corbyn took part in a student demonstration in Sao Paulo against Brazil’s military dictatorship. In 1970 Corbyn opposed the brutal military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet, which overthrow the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende. Whilst on the other hand the Tory led government of Margaret Thatcher when elected into power, in 1979, restored diplomatic relations with Pinochet’s Chile. Also when Pinochet was arrested in the UK in 1998 in response to an extradition request over human rights violations, Thatcher visited him and treated him like an honoured guest. In 1984 Corbyn was arrested for protesting against the South African Apartheid regime outside South Africa House in London. Corbyn was later exonerated and awarded compensation, which he donated to the Anti-Apartheid Movement and to the Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress. Corbyn was an early opponent of apartheid and served on the national executive of the Anti-Apartheid Movement. On the other hand Thatcher’s government described Nelson Mandela and the ANC as a “typical terrorist organisation”. Corbyn has chaired the Stop the War Coalition and opposed the war in IRAQ which created the power vacuum and breeding grounds for the terror state to develop and opposed the arms trading in the 1980s where the US and UK governments were supplying WMD and backing Saddam Hussein in the war against Iran. As an MP, Corbyn was among the first politicians to condemn Saddam Hussein's chemical attack on Iraqi Kurds at Halabja in 1988 with U.K and U.S supplied chemical weapons. These are just some examples of how Corbyn has been on the right side of history and not how his critics claim.
Overall based on the facts I have established on Corbyn and from this book, he is not a bad person who we should fear or worry about being elected as Prime minister. He has been on the right side of history repeatedly, he has a record we can trust, he supports genuine democracy, he is NOT Racist, Fascist or anti Semitic, Labour does NOT have a problem with anti Semitism and he is committed to the development of a more fairer, equal and more prosperous society for ALL and not just the few. Jeremy Corbyn and Labour have been on the receiving end of a fierce misinformation and smear campaign in an attempt to influence potential voters like you and me. I am someone who has never voted in my life as I could see most politicians were linked in some way to the capitalist mafia and international banksters and not the people. But with Jeremy Corbyn he is different and I will be voting for the first time for Jeremy Corbyn to be the next prime minister of the U.K. and advising my friends and family to do so to and to tell their friends and family to do the same to. My advice is don't believe everything you are told and look for alternative media outlets for unbiased news. Listen to some of Corbyn's speeches yourself and form your own opinion. If you DO NOT like Corbyn and Labour then this book is recommended for you but for those who want a balanced and honest insight into Corbyn and what Corbyn represents then this book is not a good option.
Thanks for taking the time to read my review.
Trust me the 1 stars reviews are from marxists and trotskyist who want to see a return to the three day week, millions of strike days lost a year and shortages on everything. Its all about hating Britain but loving Stalin, kim jong un, Castro etc etc. If this guy gets into power last one out turn of the lights.
Having lived through many of the events described I can vouch for its accuracy.
I would recommend this book to students who genuinely have an open mind and wish to learn more recent social history.