I had actually managed to avoid this until recently because I didnt think Id like it very much. I was right, I didnt like it very much, but at the same time its become enough of a pop-culture reference point that Im glad I finally sat down and watched it.
If you're claiming Jeremy Corbyn is unelectable, you might have to think about who would find him so. In May 2015, a lot of people didn't think Ed Miliband was electable so they voted Green, voted UKIP, voted SNP if they were in Scotland, or didn't vote at all. In the end, 1/3 of those eligible didn't vote & the Tories now have a majority of 10. I reckon a swing to a Corbyn-led Labour Party isn't so unlikely.
It is right to praise the dead. Margaret Thatcher was a “huge figure on the world stage,” said Ed Miliband today. He leads Britain’s Labour Party, which lost to Thatcher in the decade of the 1980s and had to move in her direction to win again. Gerry Adams, leader of the Irish Republican Sinn Fein, was not so gracious. She “did great hurt to the Irish,” Adams wrote today. In Mannheim, Germany, Wolfgang Schäuble said she was a great woman. He was an architect of Germany’s reunification after…
Steve Bell on David Cameron and the economy – cartoon Ed Miliband asked David Cameron to clarify whether or not he would appear opposite him in a live televised debate, and he responded ‘we’re having a debate now and [Miliband] can’t talk about the economy’