Labour ought to have won the 2019 General Election. Tories had been in power for almost a decade and austerity had been hitting the country hard. Instead, Jeremy Corbyn’s party suffered a crushing defeat. In this edited extract from his new book, Three Years in Hell, Fintan O’Toole predicted Labour’s catastrophic losses and attributed this failure to the Corbyn Effect.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/04/03/three-years-in-hell-fintan-otoole-on-the-disastrous-corbyn-effect/