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As I Please: Managing the Mess or Cleaning It Up?

Starmer’s Labour has a historic opportunity to transform the country, but it’s easier to identify what he won’t do than what he will.

Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson pass a statue of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as they walk through the Members' Lobby following the State Opening speech of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster on May 10, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville — WPA Pool / Getty Images)

A despairing leftish Labour MP leaned heavily against the parapet of the Thames-side Commons Terrace and sighed: ‘Leadership is all a matter of political will, isn’t it?’ It was the day after Keir Starmer had valorised Margaret Thatcher in the latest cack-handed bid to woo Tory voters. As the polls continued to signal a tsunamic […]

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