Published On: Mon, Feb 22nd, 2021

Video: ‘Opposition’ leader Keir Starmer says deciding whether to oppose is a ‘difficult judgment call’

And claims he’s not a ‘tap-dancer’ for the Tories

Keir Starmer has appeared on LBC radio, where caller ‘Anna from Camden’ challenged him on being a ‘tap dancer’ for the Tories over his refusal to call for lawbreaker Matt Hancock to resign after the High Court ruled that Hancock’s awarding of contracts to Tory donors and mates has been unlawful.

Starmer trended twice – at the same time – on social media yesterday after saying he didn’t want to call for Hancock’s resignation, despite the lawbreaking mate-enriching taking place while the Tories caused at least 150,000 needless coronavirus deaths.

Starmer denied he was a tap dancer – but the ‘leader of the opposition’ went on to try to defend himself by claiming that deciding whether to oppose the Tories is a ‘difficult judgment call’:

Clue’s in the job title, Keith.

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