Corbyn attacked his critics on the right and the “media commentariat” on three separate occasions in his speech. This is what left-leaning pundits from Labour-friendly publications thought:
I might be about to walk out of my first conference speech
— Jane Merrick (@janemerrick23) September 29, 2015
That really was a dreadful speech though. Clearly people are getting something from it, but it was terribly delivered & had no theme at all.
— Ian Dunt (@IanDunt) September 29, 2015
Dire, boring, trite, wrong, sanctimonious, wrong, patronising and wrong.
— John Rentoul (@JohnRentoul) September 29, 2015
Was this written by Simon Hughes ?
— Patrick Wintour (@patrickwintour) September 29, 2015
Is there a theme to the Corbyn speech? Darting from issue to issue at the moment. #lab15
— George Eaton (@georgeeaton) September 29, 2015
This feels like Wenger complaining about referees: he may be right, but it just makes him sound like a loser and a whiner. #lab15
— Stephen Bush (@stephenkb) September 29, 2015
Would be interested to hear from people who liked that speech – it felt a bit laundry list/preaching to the converted to me.
— Helen Lewis (@helenlewis) September 29, 2015
Typical lefty media being beastly to poor Jezza…