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To opt for ultra-Corbynism would be a huge strategic error for Scottish Labour

Anas Sarwar, not Richard Leonard, should lead Labour north of the border

By John McTernan  

Photo: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/PA Images

There are two closely related myths that bedevil Scottish politics. The first is that Scotland is more left-wing than the rest of the UK. The second is that the Scottish National Party dominates politics north of the border because it is a left-wing party super-serving Scots with left-wing policies. These fallacies are being tested to destruction in the election for the leader of the Scottish Labour Party.

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