Someone Interfered In The UK Election, And It Wasn’t Russia

Caitlin Johnstone – Dec 13, 2019

Ladies and gentlemen I have here at my fingertips indisputable proof that egregious election meddling took place in the United Kingdom on Thursday.

Before you get all excited, no, it wasn’t the Russians. It wasn’t the Chinese, the Iranians, Cobra Command or the Legion of Doom. I’m not going to get any Rachel Maddow-sized paychecks for revealing this evidence to you, nor am I going to draw in millions of credulous viewers waiting with bated breath for a bombshell revelation of an international conspiracy that will invalidate the results of the election.

In fact, hardly anyone will even care.

Hardly anyone will care because this election interference has been happening right out in the open, and was perfectly legal. And nobody will suffer any consequences for it.

Nobody will suffer any consequences for interfering in the UK election because the ones doing the interfering were extremely powerful, and that’s who the system is built to serve.

As of this writing British exit polls are indicating a landslide victory for the Tories. Numerous other factors went into this result, including most notably a Labour Party ambivalently straddling an irreconcilable divide on the issue of Brexit, but it is also undeniable that the election was affected by a political smear campaign that was entirely unprecedented in scale and vitriol in the history of western democracy. This smear campaign was driven by billionaire-controlled media outlets, along with intelligence and military agencies, as well as state media like the BBC.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been described as the most smeared politician in history, and this is a fair description. Journalist Matt Kennard recently compiled documentation of dozens of incidents in which former and current spooks and military officials collaborated with plutocratic media institutions to portray Corbyn as a threat to national security. Journalistic accountability advocates like Media Lens and Jonathan Cook have been working for years to compile evidence of the mass media’s attempts to paint Corbyn as everything from a terrorist sympathizer to a Communist to a Russian asset to an IRA supporter to a closet antisemite. Just the other day The Grayzone documented how establishment narrative manager Ben Nimmo was enlisted to unilaterally target Corbyn with a fact-free Russiagate-style conspiracy theory in the lead-up to the election, a psyop that was uncritically circulated by both right-wing outlets like The Telegraph as well as ostensibly “left”-wing outlets like The Guardian.

Just as Corbyn’s advocacy for the many over the plutocratic few saw him targeted by billionaire media outlets, his view of Palestinians as human beings saw him targeted by the imperialist Israel lobby as exposed in the Al Jazeera documentary The Lobby. For a mountain of links refuting the bogus antisemitism smear directed at Corbyn, a lifelong opponent of antisemitism, check out the deluge of responses to this query I made on Twitter the other day.

This interference continued right up into the day before the election, with the BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg flagrantly violating election rules by reporting that early postal votes had been illegally tallied and results were “looking very grim for Labour”.

The historically unprecedented smear campaign that was directed at Corbyn from the right, the far-right, and from within his own party had an effect. Of course it did. If you say this today on social media you’ll get a ton of comments telling you you’re wrong, telling you every vote against Labour was exclusively due to the British people not wanting to live in a Marxist dystopia, telling you it was exclusively because of Brexit, totally denying any possibility that the years of deceitful mass media narrative management that British consciousness was pummelled with day in and day out prior to the election had any impact whatsoever upon its results.

Right. Sure guys. Persistent campaigns to deliberately manipulate people’s minds using mass media have no effect on their decisions at all. I guess that’s why that whole “advertising” fad never made any money.

I am not claiming here that the billions of dollars worth of free mass media reporting that was devoted to smearing Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party had a greater effect on the election results than Brexit and other strategic stumbles in the party. I’m just saying that it definitely had a much greater effect than the few thousand dollars Russian nationals spent on social media memes in the US, which the American political/media class has been relentlessly shrieking about for three years. To deny that a media smear campaign the size and scope of that directed at Corbyn had an effect is the same as denying that advertising, a trillion-dollar industry, has an effect.

Which means that plutocrats and government agencies indisputably interfered in the British election, to an exponentially greater extent than anything the Russians are even alleged to have done. Yet according to British law it was perfectly legal, and according to British society it was perfectly acceptable. It’s perfectly legal and acceptable for powerful individuals to have a vastly greater influence on a purportedly democratic election than any of the ordinary individuals voting in it.

A free and healthy society would not work this way. A free and healthy society would view all forms of manipulation as taboo and unacceptable. A free and healthy society would not allow the will of members of one small elite class to carry more weight than the will of anyone else. A free and healthy society would give everyone an equal voice at the table, and look after everyone’s concerns. It certainly wouldn’t tolerate a few individuals who already have far too much abusing their power and wealth to obtain even more.

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6 responses to “Someone Interfered In The UK Election, And It Wasn’t Russia”

  1. For me the limit was the Jewish press calling Corbyn the new Hitler,
    he was even smeared in Womens monthly as a homosexual deviant.
    If the jews dont like any one thats a great reason to vote for them
    The synagogues up and down the UK were telling the jews, write letters denigrating him, tell others hes no good, but it back fired because all this talk of antisemitism
    made more folk vote for him.
    Wer would not be alowed to interfere in israeli elections so why do we allow it here ?

  2. Just a long-winded way of saying, IT WAS THE JEWS that interfered, because they own Britain just like they own the USA! No surprise to me! However, the Anglo-American Israeli Zionist Alliance is doomed! The power will shift over to the Russia-China, German-led reformed EU as the Eurasian Landmass Superpower. These modern machinations started in German territory (city-states), moved to the City of London Financial District (the sacred square mile), then moved to America, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve. The New York Stock Exchange is owned by the German Borse AG. Remember the Modern Banking Scheme (Central Banks), though imported from Venice and then, William of Orange in Holland, was refined by Mayer Amschel Bauer ( aka Rothschild) in Frankfurt. It was also Adam Weishaupt, as a Jesuit in Bavaria, who re-invented the Secret Society of the Illuminati. As a matter of record, Rothschild and Weishaupt, are both Jews. The Ashkenazi Khazarian Mafia, crypto-Jews (fake or phony Jews) of the region that is todays Ukraine and Georgia in Russian territory. These Crypto-Jews only want Jerusalem after they, through the Global powers, destroy Israel first, because they secretly hate the real Jews (Hebrews – Israelites – descendants of Biblical Jacob). Das ist die Wahrheit (Truth)!

  3. The Labour Party is going to be rebranded given its recent drubbing by the fake news media. Deep State Labour activists are planning to change the party’s name in the belief this will improve the party’s chance. Backroom geeks have been busy, the new name will be The Jewish Party. Praise the Lord… Lord Jacob Rothschild.

  4. Thatcher, Blair, Brown, Cameron, May..and now Bozo the Clown…one long jew coup.
    —– solution anyone?

  5. Scotland wants desperately to dump the London square mile
    well so do we Brits, we dont want the jews of westminster governing us either
    be it the Rothschild Tories Rothschild labour or Rothschild lib dem thingeys.
    When UKIP allowed ina jewish wing, suport waned right across the board.
    When my elder brother got into politics we saw with our own eyes
    voting slips being rubbed out, and National Front votes being changed to Labour
    answer ? never ever use a pencil for your vote, New labour changed a lot of votes and used dead peoples votes as well.
    I believe its all fixed.
    At the end of W W 2 there was real anger in the country about how jews got us to fight Germany ona bunch of lies, we see this again now with iran, how many will be stupoid enough to go fight and kill people for israel ?

  6. William Blake 1757-1827 said this of London
    I wandered through each chartered street,
    Near where the chartered Thames does flow,
    And mark in every face I meet,
    Marks of weakness, marks of woe.
    In every cry of every man,
    In every infant’s cry of fear,
    In every voice, in every ban,
    The mind-forged manacles I hear:
    How the chimney-sweeper’s cry
    Every blackening church appals,
    And the hapless soldier’s sigh
    Runs in blood down palace-walls.
    But most, through midnight streets I hear
    How the youthful harlot’s curse
    Blasts the new-born infant’s tear,
    And blights with plagues the marriage-hearse.

    is it any better today ? homeless vagrants sleeping in doorways parks cemetriers and bushes, teenage black knife gangs mugging and blagging, politicians look the other way
    while policemen sleep in their comfy police stations, and jews masquerading as politicians rob and plunder the people, bringing them to war after war and all for the jews