What complicates matters as far as voting Labour is concerned is that the party itself has a large Blairite
rump that appears to be doing everything it can to prevent left of their party from winning power.
Drawing upon a huge number of interviews as well as his own experience observing and advising the party, Minkin analyses the sources, nature, limits and consequences of Blairite
party management, or what he calls 'the Blair supremacy'.
Aug 12), but any sane and reasonable human being knows we have good reason to be ashamed of the Blairite
era of the Labour Party.
In theory, "Tory" is even worse - but looking at the debate on social media platforms such as Twitter and in Corbyn-supporting blogs, it seems that Blairite
and Tory (or "Red Tory") have become synonymous anyway.
And to be a Blairite
as the world awaits the publication of the Chilcot Report (likely to be very critical of Tony Blair) is rather odd.
Some Labor MPs are now urging supporters of Burnham and the Blairite
Miss Kendall to either back cooper or at least ensure she gets their second preference votes as the only way of stopping the Corbyn bandwagon, commentators said.
Harriet Clugston, 22, a Derbyshire student, says: He says he isn't a Blairite
or a Brownite, but he has also spoken about how Labour needs to return to 1997 and connect with people and so he sounds like a Blairite
But Labour's Blairite
former general secretary Peter Watt said it would be "a disgrace" if the deeper problem of union influence was not tackled.
rump are frightened to death of that and losing their grip on the party.
But, on reflection, I'm sure it's a Blairite
plot to do them both down- not least because when I visited a church crypt in Brixton to book "The Mother of All Afternoons - Coffee and Cup Cakes with George Galloway" for June 25, the staff told me about a booking that had been made for a private function for his political supporters by David Miliband.
The leading young Blairite
left at Labour''s top table will be either treasury spokesman Liam Byrne, or business spokesman Pat McFadden.
Blears was known as a hypocritical Blairite
and was associated with many controversial policies.