Owen Jones’ Stalin Poster

Aging left-wing pin-up Owen Jones tells Richard Bacon “there might come a time” when he runs for parliament, but “I wouldn’t end up as a minister”. No chance of the latter happening in the next 15 years, by which time he’ll be nearing 50.

Accosted by fans, the left’s poster boy was then intriguingly asked if he had a poster of Stalin on his bedroom wall. Laughing nervously, Owen half-jokingly replied that it “got taken down for some reason”. Teenage Owen was a Stalin fanboy, after all…




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