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Thu Aug 30, 2018, 03:27 PM

7. I'm also not a fan of Corbyn...

(Difficult sometimes to discuss him, as too many seem to regard him as either the Messiah or the Devil, but...) I am very uneasy about some of his comments on Jews, which are at best tone-deaf. I do NOT regard all criticisms of Israel as antisemitic, and am myself disgusted with the Netanyahu government and its policies and actions; but the comments on British 'Zionists' worry me; as do some of his associations with extremists (though let's not forget that May's government is openly propped up by a party with distinct past associations with terrorists). I also think that he's a classic poacher-turned-gamekeeper in his authoritarian attitude to his party; and just like Blair in fact, has a lot of good ideas, but not enough interest in detail to achieve them adequately. Other parties? Depends a bit where you are, and what your exact views are. LibDem, or, if one can't get over their involvement in the coalition, Green or, where they exist, the National Health Action party, are possibilities.

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