Digging Corbyn’s new slogan #forthemany

Jeremy Corbyn Spock
Jeremy Corbyn Spock. For the Many, Not the Few. That’s very very reminiscent of something from Star Trek isn’t it? “Logic clearly dictates that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few”. Which in turn is very close to something another Jeremy said, “it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong”. If more politicians went to Star Trek for their political philosophy maybe we’d all be holidaying on Risa by now.

Finally, a Vulcan we can believe in.

#KnowABackBencher: Jack Wall TD for Kildare South, Labour

Jack Wall: Recent Dáil question: “To ask the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Kildare will receive an appointment with an eye specialist; and if he will make a statement on the matter.” Has spoken in 15 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last year — well below average among … Read more

#KnowABackBencher: Richard Boyd Barrett TD for Dún Laoghaire, People Before Profit Alliance

Richard Boyd Barrett: Recent Dáil quote: “My question concerns double standards when it comes to the way Europe deals with the situation faced by Palestinians, and the people of Gaza in particular, in the wake of the recent assault by Israel on Gaza.” Has spoken in 227 committee discussions and Dáil debates in the last … Read more