Raab and McDonald in racism row backstage after leaders' debate
Sky News exchange shows pair arguing over Islamophobia and antisemitism in their parties
They quizzed Jeremy Corbyn on antisemitism and Brexit, Nicola Sturgeon on Scotland’s deficit and deals with Labour, Jo Swinson on her voting record in the coalition and revoking article 50, and Boris Johnson on lying, racism and austerity.
Though there were grumbles from other parties that the audience was biased towards the leader of the opposition, they were not as “lovely” as he might have hoped.
“How can you be neutral in a referendum and claim to be a leader,” said Raab, speaking to journalists in the venue’s media room. “All those citizens at home and all of those businesses who are wondering how they will navigate the uncertainty of Brexit, and Jeremy Corbyn says he’s neutral. That is not leadership on the biggest issue of the day.”
The SNP seemed to think the evening was a success. “[Sturgeon] does have more experience with winning elections than any of the other leaders and I think that shone through rather tonight,” said MP Stewart Hosie. He said it was a shame that the leaders did not have the opportunity to cross-examine each other, “but on the whole the format worked rather well”.Read more: The Guardian
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Alan B'stard the tories have a 200 year history antisemitism. ever since they were founded. You can see what an unpleasant, arrogant man Raab is here. It really comes across.
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