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2019-12-14 Home Front: Politix
American Leftists Believed Corbyn’s Inevitable Victory Would Be Their Model
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Posted by Fred 2019-12-14 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [347 views ]  Top

#1 Corbyn's scary.
Bernie-Squeaky Fromme is a buffoon.

Corbyn controlled his Party.
Bernie-Squeaky Fromme will never come within an inch of power in his (lately adopted, new) Party.

Corbyn had no rivals.
Bernie-Squeaky Fromme has Warren to contend with on the left, and now Butt-Fug and Bloomie to his right ie not-entirely-left.
Posted by Lex 2019-12-14 00:33||   2019-12-14 00:33|| Front Page Top

#2 Personally, I think the model works fine.
Posted by gorb 2019-12-14 01:46||   2019-12-14 01:46|| Front Page Top

#3 How'd that work out for you? Jeremy's done, you lost all pretense of a majority, and Boris is gonna Brexit as fast as he can.

Riot in the streets and get beaten, physically, as well as electorally
Posted by Frank G 2019-12-14 08:45||   2019-12-14 08:45|| Front Page Top

#4 Corbyn faced a hostile media? Sargon doesn't count as media all on his own...
Posted by Rob Crawford 2019-12-14 09:08||   2019-12-14 09:08|| Front Page Top

#5 Leftists are now doubly butt hurt and can't accept elections on two continents...

You can't always get what you want,
You can't always get what you want,
But if you try sometimes well you might find
You get what you need...Fa la la la
Posted by JohnQC 2019-12-14 09:48||   2019-12-14 09:48|| Front Page Top

#6 Now claiming election was about Corbin, no Brexit, and need another one for that.
Posted by Glenmore  2019-12-14 10:38||   2019-12-14 10:38|| Front Page Top

#7 Corbyn got in because Labour wanted to dump the unions, so they opened the party to anyone with 3 pounds a month. Half a million radicals joined and elected Corbyn. The party crashed and burned. That's the story here.
Posted by Herb McCoy  2019-12-14 11:13||   2019-12-14 11:13|| Front Page Top

#8 ...reminds me of a comment attributed to Mondale after the 1984 election disaster - we open the tent to everyone and everyone walked out.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-12-14 11:23||   2019-12-14 11:23|| Front Page Top

#9 It seems to take these writers a whole lot of words to avoid the truth. Corbyn lost because he is a socialist, anti-Semitic EU globalist and British voters rejected all of it.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2019-12-14 13:01||   2019-12-14 13:01|| Front Page Top

#10 Actually If Corbyn HAD run as his principles would say and stuck with Brexit Labour would've done a lot better.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-12-14 15:45||   2019-12-14 15:45|| Front Page Top

#11 The islamists made a bid for the UK, and they realized they'll have to retreat to try again later.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-12-14 15:50||   2019-12-14 15:50|| Front Page Top

#12 The Brits realized they were about to lose their country too.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-12-14 16:32||   2019-12-14 16:32|| Front Page Top

#13 And fervent supporters of both men treated their narrow defeats as quasi-victories
Yes, FIRST runner-up has a much better ring to it than LOSER.
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2019-12-14 17:04||   2019-12-14 17:04|| Front Page Top

#14 Lefties around the world peaked while Obama was in power. They sensed the decline and rejection with Trumps election but now I think they are really picking up on the momentum against them. Hopefully a lot will just give up on politics altogether and reconnect with the families they've driven away with talking points every big holiday.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-12-14 17:49||   2019-12-14 17:49|| Front Page Top

#15 And hopefully the Conservative politicians on both continents won't blow it. I'm already reading nonsense about Conservatives taking up Liberal economic policies as a successful winner. No, please No.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-12-14 17:50||   2019-12-14 17:50|| Front Page Top

#16 I'm thinking about discarding politics and taking up golf. Kitty Flanagan loves it !
Posted by Besoeker 2019-12-14 17:56||   2019-12-14 17:56|| Front Page Top

#17 If you are unwilling to accept a loss, then you shouldn’t be playing the game.
Posted by Thaise Guelph8492 2019-12-14 19:27||   2019-12-14 19:27|| Front Page Top

#18 The Left will have to give up identity politics if it wants to be competitive again.

Seems very unlikely that this crop will do so.
Posted by Lex 2019-12-14 22:02||   2019-12-14 22:02|| Front Page Top

23:50 trailing wife
23:05 Lex
23:04 Lex
22:53 ruprecht
22:46 ruprecht
22:43 Anomalous Sources
22:22 trailing wife
22:05 Elmealet Thud7763
22:04 Dron66046
22:02 Lex
21:58 Lex
21:49 Elmealet Thud7763
21:48 Lex
21:36 Dron66046
21:34 49 Pan
21:33 Lex
21:31 Lex
20:54 Frank G
20:46 Procopius2k
20:30 mossomo
20:10 Sock Puppet of Doom
19:47 swksvolFF
19:41 trailing wife
19:36 European Conservative

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