Labour V Conservative

We seem to have something of a third party squeeze with the 3rd party being lots of other parties. The mains are polling at almost 80% up from 65%. Labour despite the loss of Scotland are polling better in England and Wales arguably than any time since 2001 at a general election. They will still be wiped out but hey ho. Then boundary changes kick in as their gerrymandering is unwound but there you go. The Liberals 8% seems to signal the death of Social Democracy and they have not pimped Liberalism (bar Neo Liberalism) in a long time.

So if you are in a marginal who ya got Labour or Tory? Anti Labour or Anti Tory? And yes I started a sentence with so and and, blow me. Continue reading “Labour V Conservative”

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Labour V Conservative

Should Left Wingers Support Corbyn Automatically?

I have a conundrum a friend pointed out if you were supporting what ‘Capitalism’ wanted then you were on the wrong side. As a lazy believer in Leftism I assume this has a lot to do with the fact that a flawed left-wing Labour leader is better than anything right wing/centre. Certainly some such as Paul Mason have been prepared to unload all in defense of what seems from the outside a clown ship.

Thus to be critical of Corbyn’s inability or even non care to get on board most of his MPs is bunk. To worry he cannot get an idea across and appears to be for want of nicer words incompetent even in a world that includes May, Lansley, Cameron and the incomparable incompetent inept George ‘Ozzy’ Osborne. Continue reading “Should Left Wingers Support Corbyn Automatically?”

Should Left Wingers Support Corbyn Automatically?