Friday, 29 January 2021
Kicking Them In The Ballots
Should this year's local elections go ahead, then Labour is bracing itself for heavy losses.
But any seats that it lost this year would be seats that it had held in 2017, under the Leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Corbyn could hold those seats, but Keir Starmer could not.
Or in a few cases, as with one of the two seats here in Lanchester, it would have gained those seats under Corbyn. Only to lose them again under Starmer.
The seats that are being carried over from last year were held or gained in 2016, also under Corbyn.
"You're unelectable," says the Labour Right. But not for the first time, the reply from the Left is going to be, "Well, so are you."