Tristram Hunt is drowning himself in denial

Here is a man whose best choice for the future is to leave politics and seek an alternative career: Tristram Hunt.

After years in which we all learned that the “top one per cent” has been causing all the problems, he appealed on members of that elite group in Cambridge University, it seems, to take over the Labour Party and return it to neoliberal nonsense politics.

He still hasn’t worked out that the policies he endorses made Labour unelectable for a majority of voters in May and in 2010, even though a simple glance at the proportion of the electorate voting Labour since 1997 will make the case very clearly.

There is nowhere for him to go but out.

According to the Cambridge University student newspaper Varsity, Hunt told students: “You are the top one per cent. The Labour party is in the s***. It is your job and your responsibility to take leadership going forward.”

Hunt was one of a group of former members of the Labour shadow cabinet to rule out serving on Jeremy Corbyn’s front bench if he was elected Labour leader and has been outspoken about the party’s need to prioritise efforts to return to government.

Source: Labour is turning into a sect, says Tristram Hunt | Politics | The Guardian

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8 thoughts on “Tristram Hunt is drowning himself in denial

  1. digger

    the labour party should tell tristram hunt (rhymes with?) to join the tory party as thats all he is anyway, we dont need infiltrators undermining the labour party – get onside or F**K off!

  2. mrmarcpc

    He’s a another pompous, ignorant, arrogant, little posh boy who doesn’t have any idea at all about how the real world works, silver spoon fed little twerp who when he speaks on QT or Newsnight or wherever, he is completely out of touch, utterly clueless and says nothing but drivel, he has no idea of what he’s talking about, you can clearly see he’s floundering and doesn’t really know what he’s talking about, what’s going on and what to do with his life, do us all a favour Tristram, stupid bloody name by the way, and bugger off back to Poshville and stay there for you have no clue as to how people, the country and the world works!

  3. Colin Wilkes

    “My fear is algorithmic politics…”, what a way to open a message, whether it’s to the elite 1% in an Elite University or to his own constituents. Just attempting to look the big man, using words not many will have heard or seen, never mind understand. This is known as talking down to the little people; making them feel inferior and incapable of understanding polysyllabic words. The important thing right here for Mr Hunt is not that he can use and spell this word but can he write a computer programme for whatever means be it social media as he implies thats all it is, or constructing a programme that is fast becoming so big and uses an over-abundance of resources that its very existence is on the verge of imploding and self destructing. This description fits Google perfectly well but its not Google I aim this comment towards. It is of course a reflection of himself. The man who purports to be an educator. He is in need of retraining on both levels.

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