Milifandom’s Abby Turns Fandy

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Silly season officially started with an exclusive Channel 4 interview with Abby Tomlinson, the 17-year-old girl who started the #Milifandom hashtag. She has endorsed Andy Burnham for leader:

Could this be a crushing blow for Corbyn and Cooper? Well #Milifandom didn’t work out too brilliantly…

UPDATE: Abby has quickly grasped the open-minded pluralist protocols of the left-wing twitterati:

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Miliband Lunches With Vocal Kendall Critic

No one tell Louise Mensch, but the founder of the Milifandom finally met her hero today:

Writing in this week’s New Statesman, Ed’s lunch partner has some choice words for “the most right-wing candidate”, Liz Kendall, slamming her “unnecessary attempt to make herself look better” by burning Andy Burnham at the Newsnight hustings. Abby adds:

“I think her delivery lacks emotion and can come across at times as robotic. Not to mention that she has the backing of the Sun, which is hardly a positive endorsement…”

She hasn’t decided to whom she will be giving her crucial endorsement, though she says Jeremy Corbyn

“seems genuinely angry about injustice and passionately wants to help people. His attraction as a candidate is that he makes you want to stand up and cheer. He should not be underestimated.”

To be fair, that’s what she said about Ed…

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