Gareth Thomas, one of Labour’s top MPs, who runs their internal Co-op party, doesn’t even know which year it is. He thinks the general election is being held in 2018, over 12 months away, but is so scared of defeat, that he is out campaigning already.
Visitors to his Facebook page were quick to call out his error, but it still took him four days to correct it:
Don’t vote for these anti-British pro-Islamic terrorist Marxists who sold out the working class people.
Gareth, a competent MP, clearly on top of things, eventually realised days later his error and fixed it, but the damage was done:
The Labour MP and Co-op party leader was deleting comments but people had already seen: