It Wasn’t Only the Media That Defeated Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour Party’s election disaster was rooted just as much in its own errors.

December’s general election was disastrous for the British left. In 2017, Corbyn’s Labour Party surprised the pundit class by scoring a 40 percent vote share, ten points up from 2015, and enough to deprive the Conservatives of a majority. But in 2019, the party shed 2.5 million voters from that high point, gifting Boris Johnson a comfortable […]

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