John Rentoul

John Rentoul


Chief Political Commentator, The Independent; visiting professor, King's College, London. Books: Tony Blair, Prime Minister; Banned List; QTWTAIN; Listellany

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How Lisa Nandy could make the Labour leadership ballot @patrickkmaguire 

1 Get better leaders 2 Stop talking complete nonsense 3 Your policies were not popular 4 Take your lessons 5 Cheer up for a change 6 Get organised 7 Clean up your toxic culture 8 You’re not better than other people 9 Enough “prolier than thou” games 10 Stop trashing your record

Labour members have the most unfavourable view of the party’s most successful leader #allyouneedtoknow 

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This is the shape of the rest of the contest

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"It's like saying 'I want to get childbirth done so I can get back to lots of sleep and reading lots of novels':" @helenlewis  on delusion of "Get Brexit Done" #Marr 

Boris Johnson trying to confuse automatic early release (Labour, 2008) with the end of indeterminate sentences (Con, 2012) #Marr 

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Hilarious joke from my “Best for BritainChristmas cracker

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Liam Fox in favour of a customs union from 2012 is still up on his website HT @MarleyAMorris 

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Remain 59%, Leave on govt's deal 41%; "certain to vote" only: Remain 63%, Leave 37% @YouGov  via Peter Kellner

This isn’t politics. This is a liquidation sale

Lib Dems the most fiscally prudent and the most redistributive, says @TheIFS 

Snap poll by @ComRes  for Telegraph on Supreme Court decision – 60% say we should leave the EU

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Buzzfeed CEO Jonah Peretti on why he won't take Republican Party ads

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