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There are so many to choose from but here is a kind of 'best of' Diane Abbott interviews carried out in the run-up to the 2017 General Election in Britain.
This is the woman who would be Britain's Home Secretary if her bluff was believed by enough people. Scary thought!
We'll start with probably her greatest hit; that interview on LBC radio:
Following on from that, we had the Andrew Marr interview.
In this one, Andrew Marr asked Diane Abbott whether she regretted saying "A defeat for the British state with be a great liberation, a great move forward" in relation to her support for the IRA. Her response?
"It was 34 years ago; I had a rather splendid afro at the time. I don't have the same hairstyle..."
Next it was the turn of Sky's Dermot Murnaghan to question the would-be Home Secretary about her views on the Harris review of counter-terrorism:
Read the full transcript of this interview with the Shadow Home Secretary here - http://news.sky.com/story/diane-abbott-bins-appearance-after-embarrassing-interview-on-sky-news-10905847
Let's just hope the word 'Shadow' never gets dropped from her job title. Eek! 😀
Update: 7th June 2017. It has been announced that the Shadow Home Secretary has temporarily stood down as unwell. If you, or anyone you know, is suffering from Liabilityitis, please seek urgent attention!