The ‘MSM’ Tories and the Labour right have spent the day describing the local election results as a disappointment for Labour – including a graphic stating that the vote shares would mean the Tories as largest party if cast in a general election.
That entire narrative has been grossly misleading and based on a set of deliberately-projected false expectations.
The latest calculations – by the BBC – show Labour as the largest party, with a gain of 21 seats against a Tory loss of 38:
Clearly this destroys the attempted Establishment narrative that Labour under Corbyn are ‘misfiring.
The SKWAWKBOX said last night that the BBC would owe the nation an apology by today for misleading us.
We won’t hold our breath.
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