Here we go again. The results of the latest election for Labour’s National Executive Committee are in and it’s a clear run for Momentum. The three members selected are all Momentum candidates: Jon Lansman, Yasmine Dar and Rachel Garnham.
Alas, not everyone is a winner. Or more precisely, Eddie Izzard is not a winner. The comedian-turned-aspiring-politician has missed out on a place on the NEC for the second time – coming in fourth.
Really honoured to now represent almost 600,000 members on the national executive of @UKLabour – at last the 21st century version of the Socialist party I joined 44 years ago pic.twitter.com/53ot5DMpjO
— Jon Lansman (@jonlansman) January 15, 2018
Still, Mr S could have predicted this would happen. Every campaign the cross-dressing comedian attaches himself to has a tendency to end in failure. After backing Ed Miliband in the General Election, Izzard found himself on the losing side once again in the EU referendum campaign when his tour of university campuses failed to swing it for Remain.
It seems Izzard’s kiss of death is catching up with him…