You might have noticed by now that 7 Labour MPs have quit the party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
.@lucianaberger announces seven Labour MPs have resigned from the Labour Party to form a new independent group, saying “this has been a very difficult, painful, but necessary decision” #LabourSplit https://t.co/iAQE1PnRMR pic.twitter.com/PN9OOdfaFw
— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) February 18, 2019
And while people with bigger brains than ours attempt to work out what the hell this all means (our guess – it’s not going to be good, is it?) here are the only 17 responses you need right now.
If the new political party coming from the #LabourSplit isn’t called ‘Chuka Vision’ then they should frankly not bother
— Tom Ruzyllo (@truzyllo) February 18, 2019
To Me, To EU
— Dave Ward (@DaveWardDrummer) February 18, 2019
— General Boles (@GeneralBoles) February 18, 2019
This is the first time in a long time that anyone in British politics has stood up and just told the truth.
— Tom Peck (@tompeck) February 18, 2019
BREAKING: Corbyn unveils new-look Labour Party. pic.twitter.com/isUmwR2EZz
— Have I Got News For You (@haveigotnews) February 18, 2019
Can we just delete all parties and start again this lot are broken
— Moose Allain Ꙭ (@MooseAllain) February 18, 2019
— Jess Brammar (@jessbrammar) February 18, 2019
Forty years ago this very week, a band of seven breakaway rebels appeared in the episode ‘Trial’, in which the Supreme Commander’s latest attempt to cover up her criminality and shift the blame for her incompetent plans resulted in everything getting blown to smithereens. pic.twitter.com/YJvUzdtwJd
— Nicholas Pegg (@NicholasPegg) February 18, 2019
If leaving a party to stand on your own is such a big story, I would have been front page news throughout the 90s.
— Jason (@NickMotown) February 18, 2019
They’ve missed a trick not calling themselves this. pic.twitter.com/0vNue7IBGP
— Simon Blackwell (@simonblackwell) February 18, 2019
If you don’t support Jeremy, fuck off out of the party… oh you have… splitters!
— Richard K Herring (@Herring1967) February 18, 2019