The latest YouGov poll on the opinion of voters about Keir Starmer suggests that more voters – and even higher among Labour voters – think he should resign immediately as leader of the Labour party, a position many would say he has only ever held notionally anyway, rather than stay on.
The poll, highlighted this morning by the Stats for Lefties Twitter account, says that 36% of voters overall think Starmer should go compared to 31% who think he should stay. But among Labour voters even more – 41% think he should resign:
Of all the parties, only supporters of the drab and defunct LibDems think he should stay – arguably because he makes their lack of appeal look better by comparison.
The results are dire but not even a little surprising. Rather than fight the Tories or function in any meaningful way as an opposition leader, Starmer has instead hollowed out the party into an empty husk while waging factional war on democracy and the left – an outcome that party members in his constituency warned from the outset would result from his lie-driven win in last year’s leadership contest.
Of course, the Labour right is not much bothered about getting elected. That’s not what Starmer is there for. The purging of the left is his purpose and they’ll cast him aside as soon as it suits them, in favour of some right-wing horror even worse.
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