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Can the Corbyn comeback overcome its Corbyn problem?

Labour have gambled the project, the party and arguably the country on one man

By Chaminda Jayanetti  

Corbyn's unpopularity could be the thing that scuppers Corbynism this election. Photo: PA

After a tepid first half of the election campaign, Labour started to make up ground in the polls. Record numbers of people registered to vote, most of them young. Labour’s cash splurge on the WASPI campaign hit home on the doorstep in a way that free broadband didn’t.

Yet something else is repeatedly coming up on the doorstep, too. Throughout the campaign, the biggest risk to Labour has been its historically unpopular leader. Jeremy Corbyn was…

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