Spare a thought for the Corbynites. Not only have they spectacularly crashed the only viable parliamentary vehicle for the left, they've also managed to screw up what was meant to be a socialist coronation.
So it must be particularly difficult for David Graeber, an anthropology professor at the LSE and avid Corbyn supporter. He tweeted earlier today that he would consider emigrating if the soft left former director of public prosecutions won the leadership race:
— David Graeber (@davidgraeber) February 24, 2020
just so people know: I have Indefinite Leave to Remain & was thinking of becoming a UK citizen this summer. If #KeirStarmer becomes Labour leader, I will instead consider moving to another country entirely, because all hope of positive social transformation here will be dead.
Given the odds of a Starmer win, Professor Graeber should probably start packing for his new life now. Could Mr S suggest Venezuela or Cuba as possible destinations for the fleeing academic?