Owen Jones quits social media, blaming 'frothing keyboard warriors'

Left-wing commentator Owen Jones has said he will quit all social media for the foreseeable future, after intense criticism from “keyboard warriors” from across the political spectrum. 

Mr Jones said those on the hard left of the Labour Party had called him a “right-wing sellout careerist who’s allied to Tony Blair and possibly in the pay of the Israeli government.”

“[They believe] the Guardian have brainwashed me, that I was never really left-wing, and so on and so forth”, Mr Jones wrote in a statement on his Facebook page.

Mr Jones also said those with more centrist views had blamed him for “the destruction

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