Imagine a former Daily Mirror or Guardian editor joking about Theresa May being knifed to death as a cause for national celebration. There would be a national furore. It would be presented as a striking case of how hate-filled, vicious and sadistically intolerant the modern left is. Anyone vaguely on the left would come under immense pressure to immediately dissociate themselves from such a sickening outrage, or otherwise be tarred by association.
And the reactions to Maggie were?
Not to mention that some rather large number of said lefties insist upon the elimination of the bourgeoisie. You know, me and thee should be up against the wall…..