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Wouldn't a candidacy of the undead force Labour to finally distance itself from its disreputable past?

Isn't Labour still a pro-austerity party? They are more likely to want to distance themselves from gasp, um, Brown than from Blair.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Oct 30th, 2012 at 11:03:59 AM EST
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Milliband is vaguely anti-austerity, pro-NHS, anti-cuts.

I'd say it depends on what the Tories are. Labour at the moment is the opposite of that.

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by Number 6 on Tue Oct 30th, 2012 at 11:12:05 AM EST
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Milliband is also an opportunist asshole.

Cameron defeated over EU budget cut - Yahoo! News UK

The Prime Minister has suffered a humiliating defeat in the Commons as the issue of Europe again split the Conservative Party.

MPs voted by 307 votes to 294, majority 13, in favour of a rebel Tory call for a real-terms cut in the European Union's budget.

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At Prime Minister's Questions earlier, Mr Cameron clashed with Labour leader Ed Miliband ahead of the vote.

Mr Miliband accused him of "throwing in the towel" over a cut before the negotiations had even begun.



*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Wed Oct 31st, 2012 at 04:19:05 PM EST
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