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People Are Going Absolutely Crazy For This Clip Of An MP Attacking Iain Duncan Smith

Labour MP Glenda Jackson condemned the work and pensions secretary in the Commons for not engaging with the British people.

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Labour MP Glenda Jackson attacked Iain Duncan Smith earlier this week, claiming he has destroyed the welfare state.

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In her speech, she said Iain Duncan Smith was responsible for the "destruction of the welfare state and the total and utter incompetence of his department".

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Not long later, someone uploaded and people started to praise Jackson online.

Everybody Should Watch MP Glenda Jackson Chew Up Ian Duncan Smith http://t.co/DEgF4MHtHx

Tessa Bees@tessabees

Everybody Should Watch MP Glenda Jackson Chew Up Ian Duncan Smith http://t.co/DEgF4MHtHx

12:50 PM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

She became an idol for thousands overnight.

Glenda Jackson is my new hero. RT @suzanne_moore: Has everyone seen Glenda Jackson's obliterating Iain Duncan Smith?? http://t.co/aSAjkcF3b3

Petey@PeteyMonster

Glenda Jackson is my new hero. RT @suzanne_moore: Has everyone seen Glenda Jackson's obliterating Iain Duncan Smith?? http://t.co/aSAjkcF3b3

9:51 AM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Glenda Jackson take a bow you absolute queen #DWP http://t.co/nhIl4ZPuWd

Robyn Dooley @robyndooley

Glenda Jackson take a bow you absolute queen #DWP http://t.co/nhIl4ZPuWd

8:20 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Glenda Jackson is an incredible woman.

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And she even started to garner support from people who don't even support the party.

Bet even IDS feels like a right turnip after this. I'm no fan of Labour, but go'ed Glenda... http://t.co/kCgz8hdeWx

Paula@panthergrrrl

Bet even IDS feels like a right turnip after this. I'm no fan of Labour, but go'ed Glenda... http://t.co/kCgz8hdeWx

7:37 AM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

If Glenda Jackson was leader of Lab, I might consider voting for them!

sharon spears@shazzers14

If Glenda Jackson was leader of Lab, I might consider voting for them!

5:51 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Someone suggested that Ed Miliband should promote Jackson to the front bench.

ED you must promote Glenda Jackson her tirade of IDS yesterday brought cheers from other participants in the chamber IDS was stonefaced

keith keith@awkwardsod

ED you must promote Glenda Jackson her tirade of IDS yesterday brought cheers from other participants in the chamber IDS was stonefaced

4:41 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Labour needs a leader with balls, like Glenda Jackson.

McNormalman@badongism

Labour needs a leader with balls, like Glenda Jackson.

10:29 AM - 04 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But it could all be resolved if she just joined Twitter.

I love Glenda Jackson. So on it, so coherent. Go girl. Wish she was on Twitter

Sarah Oldknow@SarahOldknowAct

I love Glenda Jackson. So on it, so coherent. Go girl. Wish she was on Twitter

12:25 PM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Siraj Datoo is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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