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He did campaign for staying in the EU, arguing for reform from the inside.
So what do you expect him to contribute at this point? Magically organise a majority in parliament so Brexit goes away and the right can continue as before? There is no good solution and the least damaging will still involve painful concessions toward European capital.

Now that doesn't mean that I have any confidence in his ability to handle the negotiations if the task would end up on his desk. And I find Labour HQ's economic messaging to be pretty weak. If you still believe taxes fund spending.....
However, Varoufakis had pretty good economics and it didn't help at all.

by generic on Wed Jul 11th, 2018 at 11:17:34 AM EST
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