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The press don't hate Corbyn. The press hate left-leaning politics. The UK has become a neoliberal econo-fascist vassal state of the US, and its ruling classes would like to keep it that way.

When someone like Corbyn turns up and tells them they're going to have to give up their privileges, and tells the Israelis and the Saudis that arms sales will end, and the Russians that they won't be able to launder their money any more, the outrageously biased smear campaign we've seen for the last few years is the inevitable result.

There's a certain element of game play in all of this. The press know it's just business, and so does Corbyn.

But I would be entirely unsurprised if a no-compromise Corbyn win was followed by a conveniently deniable but nonetheless effective Corbyn assassination.

It would have been - and possibly will be - the same for any genuine left-leaning leader with principles.

However - IMO the leftward tide is becoming unstoppable, especially among the young, and it's going to take over sooner or later. We'll see this week if that means almost imminently, or after a decade or two of fascist hell.

But one way or another it will take over.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Sun Dec 8th, 2019 at 09:51:18 PM EST

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