This combination — of high personal ambition and the lack of a permanent belief system — is exactly the right attribute for someone whose purpose is to be a placeholder for the Blairite counter-revolution. Who can forge…
For those who support him, this needs to be the summer of hierarchical things. Engagement with long-dead party structures; mobilisation; organisation; self-discipline.
…is a strong case for “Lexit” on grounds of democracy and economic justice. But this won’t be Lexit. Unless Labour can win an early election it will be a fast-track process of Thatcherisation and the breakup of the UK.