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Corbyn Labour's true human face

Published 29/07/2015

SO, please help me get this straight. Most of the 232 extremely privileged, well-paid, Labour Party MPs all appear to intensely dislike Jeremy Corbyn's Left-wing politics. But if the opinion polls are correct, "ordinary" Labour Party members seem to disagree - in astonishingly large numbers.

Last week I listened to Tony Blair, Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, Mary Creagh, Tristram Hunt (son of Baron Hunt of Chesterton) and Andy Burnham (all Oxbridge-educated) warning of the dire consequences if Jeremy (North London Polytechnic) is elected Labour leader.

So, Corbyn wants to get rid of Trident, wants to stop invading other countries and, like Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, seeks an alternative to austerity politics.

Maybe it's true that the media, big business and other dark forces would never let him become Prime Minister.

But is it too late to cast a vote for someone who is not "on message" and actually talks human?


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