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When politics gives out a bad smell

Better loyalty to principle than party

By AC Grayling   July 2016

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his Deputy Tom Watson. ©Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Political parties do better in elections if they are united. Party loyalty is accordingly valued. A disunited party emits a bad smell to electors, internal dissension leads to splits if it goes too far. All this is a lesson emphatically taught by history, and is common knowledge.

It is however odd…

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