Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Owen Smith reacts to Corbyn's lead in the polls

I needed a chuckle, Jeremy Corbyn looks set to achieve a second landslide victory in the Labour leadership election, according to a YouGov poll released this week. The headline figures put Corbyn at 62 per cent of the vote, with his rival Owen Smith staggering behind on 38 per cent. If such a margin were to hold for the official election, Jeremy Corbyn would be elected with an even greater mandate than the one he received less than a year ago. 
The reason that Corbynism works I guess is because it is real; in comparison, everything Smith does looks pre-packaged and false. When it comes to Jeremy Corbyn, what you see is what you get. You may not like that – and that’s your right – but it’s clear that across the Labour membership, Corbyn is liked and admired.
 But if you are a Corbyn supporter do not be complacent - we do not know if this poll took place before some of the purges of members who lost their vote. So keep voting, and if you have not received your email or your ballot - complain! If you have been purged then this is what to do here, to get your vote back"

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