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Copyright Simon Chapman 2010;  "What's the Blogging Story?" panel at the Watershed in Bristol.  Picture of Sunny Hundal; 22 October 2010.

Why is Sunny Hundal a Neo-Con Lickspittle?

Copyright Simon Chapman 2010; “What’s the Blogging Story?” panel at the Watershed in Bristol. Picture of Sunny Hundal; 22 October 2010.

Sunny Hundal is pulling the Nick Cohen trick of claiming that “Lefties” who fail to applaud every action of Bush, Blair, Netanyahu and Obomber are actually supporting Osama Bin Laden’s cause.

The Taliban is an excrescence but it is not a spontaneous outpuring of human evil. Its roots lie in the devastation of Afghanistan by foreign invasion, first by the Soviets and then by the Americans, coupled with the failings of Pakistani society due in very large part to hideously corrupt governments and politically powerful military, aided and abetted by the West. The Taliban is, in short, as much a symptom as a cause of disaster.

Hundal is a sad figure. He asked me to join Liberal Conspiracy when it started, and I refused on the grounds it was going to be a vehicle for New Labour war criminals. It has become precisely that. Hundal’s basic decency has predictably been eroded as he was sucked in by the neo-con establishment. He joined New Labour and the Guardian and is now in the states working for the drone-killer President who has launched a campaign against free speech which has seen the prosecution of more whistleblowers under Obama than under all previous US presidents combined. Hundal recently helped the anti-whistleblower cause further by publishing a fawning “exclusive” interview with the odious Harriet Harman (Of course it’s exclusive – who the fuck other than sell-out Hundal wants to talk to Harman) repeatedly labeling Julian Assange as guilty of rape.

Hundal’s question “Why do lefties keep ignoring the threat of the taliban to Pakistanis” is a stupid slur. “Why is Sunny Hundal a neo-con lickspittle?” is a question worth discussion.

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One Response to Why is Sunny Hundal a Neo-Con Lickspittle?

  1. happeh October 16, 2012 at 8:19 am #

    “Why is Sunny Hundal a neo-con lickspittle”

    The answer is in your article isn’t it? Sunny used to:

    “He joined New Labour and the Guardian”

    And after kissing the Neo Con butt he:

    “is now in the states working for the drone-killer President”

    Moving from a dying newspaper to working for the President Of The United States seems like a pretty good deal if all he had to do was lick some Neo Con butt.

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