Jeremy Corbyn has promised to deliver ’21st century socialism’ to the UK if elected. Only Mr S isn’t so sure all Corbynistas are on the same page as to what this will mean in practice.
With the ill-fated LabourLive festival just four days away, the blame game has already begun on who is at fault over the low ticket sales. Making matters worse, is the fact that things could have been so different had the organisers managed to get Stormzy to perform. The chart-topping Grime artist is a big Corbyn supporter; ‘My man, Jeremy! Young Jeremy, my guy. I dig what he says.’
While his omission was first blamed on scheduling issues, the Evening Standard reports that it is actually down to… money. Jeremy Corbyn’s team apparently balked at his ‘six-figure’ fee. ‘If they paid him they’d be turning people away instead of losing ten times the amount he asked for,’ a senior Labour figure tells the paper.
£100k to rail against capitalism? Well, it’s certainly couldn’t be described as old school socialism…