Did Corbyn leak the #Labourmanifesto? Well… #GE17


The media have been abuzz today with details and discussion of Labour’s draft manifesto, which was leaked last night to the Telegraph, Daily Mirror and BBC. The discussions have – as this blog predicted last night – been far more intense, longer and more positive than would have been the case with a typical, scheduled manifesto launch.

So positive, in fact, that some outlets are starting to speculate whether Corbyn himself might have been responsible for the leak:

indy jc leak.pngThe manifesto itself is breathtaking in its scope and vision. And as journalist Paul Mason observed:

Did Corbyn or his team leak it? Let’s look at a few facts.

If the manifesto leak was deliberate, it outflanked the hostile right-wing…

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