Michael Meacher dropped out

Michael Meacher dropped out of the Labour leadership race. This is sad. It would have been fun:

Why weren’t fighter jets sent up? Why wasn’t the laptop examined? Why were the hijackers seen with stormtroopers only days before? Exactly the sort of person we want running the country, wouldn’t you say?

Incidentally John McDonnell appears to think that copyright protection should be extended from fifty years to ‘the whole of their life plus a further 70 years’. Not as bad as being a 9/11 conspiracy nut, nor quite so funny, but a bit 1985.