Corbyn visited local businesses including a supermarket, where he switched into Spanish to chat with a worker [Image: LNP/REX/Shutterstock].

Corbyn visited local businesses including a supermarket, where he switched into Spanish to chat with a worker [Image: LNP/REX/Shutterstock].

This is a real man of the people.

Jeremy Corbyn was mobbed by supporters when he took an unplanned walk through the streets of Bristol on Friday afternoon.

The Labour leader reportedly infuriated photographers and the press by ignoring them, and instead talked to shoppers and young mothers in Bristol’s Easton district.

Ian Onions, the political editor of the Bristol Post, described it as “a walkabout by a political leader like no other”.

“Instead of the usual stage-managed performance, meeting and greeting people specially handpicked for the occasion, Jeremy Corbyn took to the streets of Easton to talk, listen and have his photo taken with shoppers, traders and passersby,” Onions reported.

Source: Jeremy Corbyn mobbed by supporters during Bristol walkabout | Politics | The Guardian

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