Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Is Jeremy Corbyn Labour's Margaret Thatcher?

Sensational news on Newsnight this evening - Jeremy Corbyn is top of the poll by a wide margin to win the Labour leadership:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b063cpxm

There is a precedent for this of course.

In the 1970s when the Conservatives were mostly just going along with Labour policies in a "consensus" sort of way and politics had become a left of centre mush Margaret Thatcher emerged on the right and against all expectations won the leadership and then won the country.

Is Jeremy Corbyn Labour's Margaret Thatcher?

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