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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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