The Trump lesson for Labour’s right: STFU and get on board


So, the ridiculous, the unthinkable has happened and the most ludicrous candidate in US history is now President-elect. Nothing to be done about that but tighten your seatbelt and hold on for that particular ride.

But there are massive lessons for the Labour party in the UK and particularly for the right wing of the party that has spent the last 14 months or so doggedly undermining their elected leader – and elected leader who has increased membership of the party to levels the ‘old guard’ would never have dreamed of. Lessons for the media, too, but while I don’t expect the media to pay attention, there might just be a glimmer of hope that the Labour right will.

Will you listen and learn, Progress et al?


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