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>> No. 6347 Anonymous
5th April 2021
Monday 10:00 pm
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Where do people get (lightweight) jackets from these days?

I've had the same one for six years, possibly even seven, but it's looking worn and faded now.
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>> No. 6348 Anonymous
5th April 2021
Monday 10:04 pm
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Just give it a t-break for a couple of weeks.
>> No. 6349 Anonymous
6th April 2021
Tuesday 7:44 pm
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>> No. 6350 Anonymous
6th April 2021
Tuesday 8:51 pm
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God, I do miss that grumpy, old, pain in the arse.
>> No. 6351 Anonymous
6th April 2021
Tuesday 8:54 pm
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>> No. 6352 Anonymous
8th April 2021
Thursday 1:03 am
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Why isn't he putting on a proper suit, doing up his tie and singing the national anthem?
>> No. 6353 Anonymous
8th April 2021
Thursday 1:25 am
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Because he's too busy plotting to exterminate the Jews.
>> No. 6354 Anonymous
8th April 2021
Thursday 8:55 am
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Kind of feel sorry for him, his whole career working towards bringing radical socialist change to the UK only for the electorate to say 'lol nope'
>> No. 6355 Anonymous
8th April 2021
Thursday 9:05 am
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>his whole career working towards bringing radical socialist change

Before becoming Labour leader what had he actually achieved in that respect?
>> No. 6356 Anonymous
8th April 2021
Thursday 1:36 pm
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That's like asking what an astronaut had actually achieved up to the point of stepping onto the rocket.
>> No. 6357 Anonymous
8th April 2021
Thursday 2:11 pm
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Corbyn has achieved a remarkable amount, and what's interesting in the UK is that figures like Corbyn tend to highlight the ugliest aspects of our political system and media just by existing. The electorate response was not as simple as "lol nope", it took a concentrated campaign to paint eminently sensible and popular policies as tethered to someone who was inept, a security risk, a racist antisemite, a terrorist sympathiser, a communist, a poor dresser, whatever else. Every personality-based and emotional provocative button had to be pushed in a very cynical fashion, and it was so explicit that large sections of society can either no longer ignore it, or have caught onto the game for the very first time. I imagine it was pretty eye opening to the younger generation.

This kind of thing is hard to measure, but what Corbyn and the 2019 version of Labour represented probably isn't going to die, but take a new form. This can go one of many ways, and I think the worst would be to follow in the footsteps of the U.S., where electoral politics becomes increasingly meaningless in terms of economic policy and the public who do bother to vote simply go for whoever makes them feel good -- a comforting Reagan, an angry Trump, an amusing Boris Johnson.
>> No. 6358 Anonymous
8th April 2021
Thursday 2:49 pm
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When it comes to economic policy electoral politics in Britain has been mostly meaningless since the late 1980s. I would specifically date it to when Labour internally agreed to back entry to the European exchange rate mechanism (despite their tiny rump of Eurosceptics winning the argument that it was a terrible idea) because despite the fact it was obviously a terrible idea Labour felt the best way to buy economic credibility with the electorate was to copy the Tories inept economic policy.
(Cynically, perhaps they were right: When the ERM imploded who remembered that Labour's policy was the same?)

2017 is a possible exception where the electorate got a real and viable choice for change (if you only look at the polls and the result) but I find it hard to believe Labour would've actually voted through its own budgets had it won.
>> No. 6359 Anonymous
8th April 2021
Thursday 2:54 pm
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>Corbyn has achieved a remarkable amount

Cheers Jez!

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