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Watch: Jeremy Corbyn’s war with the media rages on – ‘you’re obsessed!’

Oh dear. Jeremy Corbyn’s war with the MSM (aka mainstream media) entered a new fractious chapter tonight thanks to an interview with ITV. Following months of dire polling, the Labour leader lost his temper when he was asked whether he should stand aside in the wake of the party’s poor ratings:

In turn, Corbyn accused ITV News Political Correspondent Paul Brand of being ‘utterly obsessed’ with the question of his leadership. He then went on to claim that the media had failed to report fairly on the Labour Party:

‘We have a very strong opposition in Britain, if you bothered to report what we were doing.

It’s your responsibility to make sure that the opposition is heard.’

Mr S suspects that the Opposition are more likely to be heard if they give the media something to work with…

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