Watson keeping interesting company last night

Spotted together in the parliamentary ‘Strangers’ Bar’ last night:

  • deputy Labour leader Tom Watson, who recently threatened the leadership that he would ‘step up’ his criticisms in the mainstream media if he didn’t get a better speaking slot at conference
  • ‘Desperate’ Dan Hodges, the right-wing commentator known for two things – an obsessive hatred of Jeremy Corbyn expressed monotonous frequency on social media and an ability to be wrong on every prediction to a degree that can only be called impressive
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Tom Watson, left, and Dan Hodges

Watson also appeared in the ‘MSM’ yesterday to have a go at Labour general secretary Jennie Formby, claiming she had ‘staked her career’ on dealing with so-called Labour antisemitism and should be out of a job by Christmas if it’s not all done and dusted.

What the two discussed is not yet known, but they arrived and left together so it was not a case of just brushing shoulders as they passed each other.

It’s a free country and people can keep the company they wish. But if ‘sharing a platform’ with someone undesirable has become a thing, then Labour members will feel entitled to an opinion about the party’s deputy leader hanging out with one of the most viciously – if hilariously – anti-Corbyn dullards in the supposed ‘mainstream’, especially when he won election as deputy leader on a campaign promise to give loyal support to the successful leadership candidate.

Mr Watson has been contacted for comment.

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