Humiliation for centrists: Starmer falls nine points behind Tories when they said he’d be 20 ahead

Keir the clueless: he genuinely doesn’t know what he is doing wrong.

It has all gone horribly wrong for the Labour centrists and their figurehead Keir Starmer.

His plan to fool left-wing, traditional Labour supporters into electing him as leader and then push them out of the party succeeded a treat.

The problem is, the rest of his strategy – to ditch the left-wing policies he used to woo those voters as no longer needed, replace them with centrist (read right-wing/sub-Tory) policies and win support from Lib Dem/Tory voters – has failed utterly.

In what should be his honeymoon period, Starmer’s new New Labour has slumped in the latest Survation poll (Survation is currently the most reliable opinion pollster) to a level almost as low as that which his followers are believed to have engineered for Jeremy Corbyn in last year’s general election.

But that outcome was based on lies and this is due to Starmer’s actual behaviour.

It will fall lower, but the ridicule from critics on the left is already bad enough:

Crude though it may be, Cornish Damo has a point, I think.

Neither Starmer nor his “centrist” supporters will accept it for a while – but there’s plenty of time until the next general election.

Once he’s had a few local defeats, I reckon the rank-and-file members will be clamouring for a return to Corbyn-style policies…

And the removal of “centrism” from Labour altogether. We’ve heard the “broad church” arguments; the right-wingers need to remember that, as a rule, people don’t start fights with fellow members of the same church.

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8 thoughts on “Humiliation for centrists: Starmer falls nine points behind Tories when they said he’d be 20 ahead

  1. kevin strong

    I see Opininium has Sir Keir 4 points ahead of Johnson in the PM stakes. Good eh. Edit this out no doubt. Cant take the heat Ah well!!

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      Who can’t take the heat?

      And why are you giving credence to Opinium, which has always been an outlier among pollsters?

  2. Jeffrey Davies

    Trouble is this kind of greedie oink will not give in their skin is rhino thick they culled the real labour people’s and taking it back they won’t allow it rather they’d sink the party

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      You agree with me that so-called centrists are in fact right-wingers trying to hide their true political allegiances, then?

      I don’t understand why you go on from this justified criticism of people who pervert language to attack the Left, though.

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