Keir Starmer, you have a golden opportunity. Now try a bit of Corbynism

The Guardian's editorial says Keir Starmer, you have a golden opportunity. Now try a bit of Corbynism.

Keir Starmer, you have a golden opportunity. Now try a bit of Corbynism

The Guardian says the former leader got a lot wrong. But with Tories in chaos and a cost of living crisis, Labour should think about what he got right.

Just because you don’t like what happened doesn’t mean you can deny it happened. Five years on from the 2017 general election, the Labour leadership is in deep denial about that extraordinary result. It’s a bad place to be.

Back then, to everyone’s surprise – even his – Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership delivered the shock result of a 40% share of the vote. This was Labour’s 10th-highest ever poll, and its third-largest vote share since 1970. Something happened half a decade ago and it’s important to unpick what.

Read on 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jun/08/keir-starmer-try-corbynism-tories-in-chaos-cost-of-living-crisis-labour

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