Dishonest right-wing narrative collapses still further
The Labour right and their media friends continue to push the idea that Starmer’s party made gains last week compared to Labour’s performance under Jeremy Corbyn – and that London was a success for them, when in fact Starmer made net losses in at least seven boroughs and lost both mayoral elections and control of councils that more than offset any gains.
But now a Commons analysis of the results has driven another nail into the coffin of Starmer’s fallacy – showing that Corbyn won 27 more seats in England in 2018 when the same areas were contested – including a bigger percentage share of seats and a higher overall vote share:
Corbyn’s vote share across Britain was only 1% higher in 2018 – but as Wales and even Scotland outperformed English Labour last week, that means the gap between 2018 Corbyn and 2022 Starmer is considerably larger.
Starmer and his entire right-wing faction are a disaster for Labour and for a country that desperately needs real change – and he’s taking Labour backward, despite getting the easiest possible ride from the media in contrast to the unprecedented state and corporate propaganda war that Corbyn faced continually.
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