Last night Parliament voted to wrench us out of Europe. As Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn decided to ignore what was raging in Parliament and attend a Momentum rally instead. I say “decided”, as actually he didn’t quite make it there, either. It turned out he wasn’t even welcome among those comrades, who disapproved of his whipping his MPs to support Brexit instead of telling them to join with Liberal Democrats and block Brexit.
Labour backing the Conservatives to force through Brexit was an historic chance missed. Parliament is sometimes dismissed as a talking shop, but this was one