My point was that it has become unacceptable to espouse actual left-wing policies in the UK without being demonised. The hopes of the left cannot rest on just one person, even if they're flawless, which Corbyn clearly isn't.

As I mentioned, I don't know whether he is personally antisemitic and perhaps it is too serious an issue to have mentioned so briefly - if he is, then I'm happy for the issue to bring him down. Racism should not be tolerated. To bring it back to my point about the media's treatment of the left (as opposed to engaging in whataboutery) there are examples of racism at least as serious in the Tory party that will never make the front pages.

I hope it's clear that I'm pro-left, and I'm advocating a society where left wing ideas can be freely discussed, so I'm not sure why you think I'd see being openly Marxist as a bad thing. These are the ideas that politicians need to be able to discuss freely without being demonised. I really don't see how anyone can think opposing fascism is a negative either.

Not sure investors preparing to flee has as much to do with Corbyn as it does with Brexit; if he’s getting blamed for that then it feels like that also supports my point.

If you're referring to Campbell as the moderate who was expelled, he's a good example of someone with rightwing ideals sitting on the left of the Overton window. That was the whole point of the piece - moderate isn't moderate with regard to UK politics, it's right wing.

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