Corbyn denies commemorating Khalaf. But is the idea of doing so any different to Straw laying a wreath on the grave of Arafat, for whom Khalaf and Bseiso served as junior officials? Are the PLO and Fatah now once again to be understood as simply terrorist organisations?
Sometimes there is a need for plain speaking, and this is one such moment.
To demand plain speaking immediately after casuistry is great rhetoric.
Not much else good about it, but it’s a great rhetorical trick.