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How Owen Smith shows what’s wrong with Labour

The other day I asked “Is Owen Smith for real?”, before we look at that question, let’s see how we got here. The conservatives must be very happy at the moment. First they won the election in 2010, and ousting Gordon “gaffes” Brown. Next their opposition was Ed Miliband; a man who’s three most notable achievements while in opposition were the “Ed Stone”; making eating a bacon sandwich look worse than eating a turd; oh, and changing Labour’s internal election process to reduce the influence of the unions. That last point came back to bite the party in the arse; at least once…
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An open letter to the Labour party

Dear Ed, I hope you’ll get to read this, although the likelihood is that you never will. It’s a shame really, since I was added to your mailing list by some third party and my efforts to be removed from your party mailing list has been repeatedly ignored, I thought I would take the time and effort to write this open letter in reply to your latest missive on the 2012 budget. I am 24, I had the luxury of attending a Grammar school, before funding my way through university with a combination of my student loans and hard work….
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