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"London shouldn't have another white, middle-aged man as mayor"

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http://www.politics.co.uk/news/2015/07/03/diane-abbott-london-doesn-t-need-another-white-middle-aged-m 

London doesn't need yet another middle-aged, white man as mayor, Diane Abbott suggested last night, as she called on her party to make her Labour's first black female candidate for City Hall.

 

The Hackney MP said the city had been led for too long by people who look like her rival, Harrow West MP Gareth Thomas.

 

"Gareth has said that he knows what leadership looks like," Abbott told a hustings in central London last night.

 

"And of course what Gareth literally means is that it looks like him.

 

"And it is a reasonable thing to say, because the leadership in local government in London have looked like him since the days of the London council…

 

"I am saying to you in the 21st century, in the most international, global city in the world if you want to know what the leader of London looks like, you are looking at me, the next mayor."

 

Abbott's comments are at odds with her previous insistence that identity should not be the defining factor in the mayoral race.

 

Following comments earlier this year from Margaret Hodge that Labour should pick an ethnic minority mayoral candidate, the Hackney MP, wrote in the Evening Standard that Hodge was "wrong".

 

"Her remarks... about the need for London to have a black or minority-ethnic mayor were well meant. But she is wrong," she wrote.

 

"The most important thing about London’s new mayor will not be skin colour. Probably the most important quality a big-city mayor needs is a willingness to fight for their city."

 

 

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This women is a race baiter

Why bring race into it, it's about the best person for the job

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Gambino doing the bird man hand rub right now

:rofl:

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Ken crossed over. The ethnics loved him

Boris is very awkward probs uses nog in everyday vocab

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This women is a race baiter

Why bring race into it, it's about the best person for the job

 

 

cant believe im agreeing with him

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Gambino doing the bird man hand rub right now

:rofl:

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This women is a race baiter

Why bring race into it, it's about the best person for the job

cant believe im agreeing with him

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makes me laugh how ppl from poor n ethnic minority communities can vote boris

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Gambino doing the bird man hand rub right now

:rofl:

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Gambino doing the bird man hand rub right now

:rofl:

 

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Gambino doing the bird man hand rub right now

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Ken crossed over. The ethnics loved him

Boris is very awkward probs uses nog in everyday vocab

Red Ken is official still

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why are people going on like she aint right

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London needs an Asian mayor

Not a black one

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London needs an Asian mayor

Not a black one

Would cooning to new heights per usual as asian politicans do

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London needs an Asian mayor

Not a black one

So that every Patel will get a tax break yea

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London needs an Asian mayor

Not a black one

London would never be the same, fraud and bribery would rise immensely lol.

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London needs an Asian mayor

Not a black one

London would never be the same, fraud and bribery would rise immensely lol.
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London needs an Asian mayor

Not a black one

London would never be the same, fraud and bribery would rise immensely lol. Muslims will be forced for voting for them as they'd be considered as un-islamic

 

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Nonsense

Do you know how much money Indians put into the economy here?

Makes sense to.me.to have an Indian

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Lutfur Rahman for Mayor of London!

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He's a Bangladeshi

So much ignorance sigh

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Brown is brown bro take it or leave it

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He's a Bangladeshi

So much ignorance sigh

 

you opened with "Asian"

nevertheless you'll probably have people prejudice against the idea so soon after his shit

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Brown is brown bro take it or leave it

 

sound like a chav black/feral white

 

not relevant at all pal in my circle

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