Surprising Left-Wing Heroes

It’s nice when someone you wouldn’t expect fights the good fight, isn’t it? Maybe you have an Uncle who is surprisingly leftie? I don’t.

This thread is for examples of these people.

I present to you, Jedward:
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being a GBOL on twitter lately

and in real life

I love the lads

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Peter Reid.

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Marcus Rashford this is very clever because it works on two levels

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good gried!

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because he often plays on the left wing for Manchester United FC

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Yeah!

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Also was manager of Argyle through our administration and paid loads of the staff out of his own pocket, sold his FA cup medal to pay the electric bill etc.

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Didn’t reply to my twitter DMs so fuck em. Des’ree did. She wins.

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still managed to get some fat-shaming in there though, I’m gonna give him a pass as a general ally, but I’m denying him membership to the Woke Legends Club

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Yeah I did think that when I posted it. Also regularly calls Le Tissier out on his absolute nonsense on Twitter.

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Does Neville Southall count?

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He does in my heart

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Yes!

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still makes me laugh every time I think of it

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Big Daddy Cool Diesel aka Kevin Nash

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Wouldn’t say she’s about to go out and protest but Deborah Meaden has a lot of refreshing anti-Tory takes for a literal business mogul

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great shout!

Adam West - refused to cross a picket line when there was a strike at TVAM and he was booked to do an interview.

Also narrates the audiobooks of Marx

EDIT: apparently it might not be the same Adam West. Oh well

Here’s the picket line story:

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She’s a bit FPBE to be a left wing hero though, I think.

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