The Blairites now have their bloodied fingers around the throat of the #LabourParty and will begin next month to strangle any remaining aspects of socialism therein. War, austerity, part-privatisation and euro-mania will be back as bad as BC - before Corbyn. What happens next?
/2. Identity Politics made RLB the (only) left candidate for the #LabourLeadershipElection The result is to hand the entire project over to the Blairites who will put it out of its misery. Lavery or Burgon might well have won. But it HAD to be a woman... @WorkersPartyGB
With a nice line about the favourite: “Sir Keir Starmer, whom the left fear as a Blairite and the Blairites fear as a leftie”
“In the 48 hour window that was given for registered supporters to sign-up [to Labour…] only 14,700 signed up.” Political Editor Nicholas Watt says that means “there may not be a whole bunch of Blairites who’ve left in recent years signing up again” #Newsnight | @nicholaswatt