Attacking MP re women-only carriages, Creasy, er, proposes w-only-carriages


As the SKWAWKBOX showed earlier today, the mainstream media has been busily filling its boots with SKWAWKBOX material, including a furore over Labour front-bencher Chris Williamson’s retweet of a SKWAWKBOX article about the steep increase in sexual assaults against women on trains – and Williamson’s subsequent suggestion that the idea of women-only carriages might be worth a look.

A number of right-wing Labour MPs jumped into attack mode against Williamson for daring to even think about ‘restricting’ women – even though Williamson had not thought about restricting women, merely about giving them an extra option they might prefer.

But when you’ve stranded yourself on the back benches and are desperate for a bit of relevance, there’s a temptation to shoot yourself in the foot in your eagerness to take aim at someone else.

So it is in the case of Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy.

Ms Creasy got into it with…

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