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If Corbyn is a cult, so is every political leader

Corbyn's detractors need to realise that his supporters aren't cultish—he's just a popular politician

By Julia Blunck  

Corbyn's image is used because he's the leader of a political party.

Labour was taken over by a cult of personality. A grasp so firm on the party that the cult has rewritten its history; reset it to a sort of year zero, relegating all history before it to non-existence. So rigid is the control and adherence to their line that they have rewritten party statutes to better fit their philosophy. So driven and obsessive with the image of their leader is their creed that the front cover of…

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