Elitist Labour

Guido managed to stay awake to watch Question Time last night. Diane Abbott neatly rubbished her leadership rivals for coming from a small New Labour gene pool thus – “David Miliband, Ed Miliband and Ed all played on the same football team together when they were Special Advisers”. Succintly highlighting that they are all male, party insider, wonks. Usually the sweeping criticism is that they all (including Andy Burnham) went to Oxbridge. Diane Abbott read history at Cambridge under the tutelage of historian-campaigner Simon Schama…

UPDATE : Punters give Diane Abbott only a 47% chance of getting 33 nominations to go through to the next round.

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