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Ashfield MP Lee Anderson described Mr Coyle’s outburst, which he has since deleted, as “outrageous and disgusting”. In a letter to the Labour MP shared on Facebook, he invited him to visit his Ashfield constituency and meet local Brexit voters to “explain his insults in person to them”.
Mr Anderson said: “I was disappointed to read your recent comments directed at Brexiteers, labelling them ‘fat old racists’ and ‘Absolute sh*tbag racist w*nkers’.
“The good news is that I am inviting you to Ashfield to a local working men’s club where I will introduce you to a group of ex-miners, many of whom I worked with down the pit, who were all lifetime labour voters prior to the 2019 General Election – this will provide you with the opportunity to explain to them how you’re going to win them back.
“I cannot guarantee that you will be able to change their minds.”
One Facebook user commented: “He demonstrates everything that is wrong with Labour and why they will not be governing for the foreseeable future.”
Another wrote: “The Labour Party no longer represent the working class of this country and it shows they are all Champagne Socialists with Marxist views.”
A third said: “Well said Lee also you should introduce him to the young people who voted brexit. His ignorance and out of touch views is why Labours lost the working class vote.”
One more added: “Well done Lee. That is why Labour are the unelectable party. They are no longer the party of the working person.”
The Tory MP’s letter comes after Mr Coyle unleashed a furious tirade against Brexiteers as he retweeted a post by Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg amid the row over Last Night of the Proms.
The MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark said: “I have spent years warning local people that these fat old racists won’t stop blaming the EU when their sh*t hits the fan.
“Here they come blaming others. Absolute sh*tbag racist w*nkers.”
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Mr Rees-Mogg’s tweet shared a video of Boris Johnson criticising the BBC’s decision to drop the lyrics from Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory from this year’s Last Night of the Proms.
The Commons leader said: “Britons must never be enslaved by political correctness.”
Mr Coyle’s outburst sparked a backlash from other Twitter users.
Former Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney commented: “Nice one, Neil.
“You just ensured a bunch more people abandon the ‘kinder, gentler’ party that Labour has become.
“Stop the drunk-tweeting and seriously think about why the working classes have abandoned you.”
Conservative commentator Darren Grimes added: “Were you drunk when you wrote this tweet with unparliamentary language?
“Or are you just looking down your nose at those of us who aren’t ashamed of British culture? Same old Labour.”
Ex-MEP Patrick O’Flynn wrote: “The mask slips. Here is the authentic view of Lab MPs about Leave supporters.
“Brexiteers, I beseech you: NEVER vote for these people.”
It comes after the BBC announced Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory would be performed with no lyrics at the Last Night of the Proms on September 12.
The decision to play orchestral versions of the traditional songs followed reports they could be dropped altogether due to their perceived association with colonialism and slavery.
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