Saturday 10 December 2016

O'Doherty: Corbyn's quota chaos proves they don't work

Published 20/09/2015 | 02:30

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There's a scene in Fr Ted where Dougal is stuck on a plane and stares at a big red button labelled 'Do Not Press'.

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Of course, Dougal pressed the button and the usual chaos ensues. That episode was called 'Flight Into Terror', and the British Labour party membership had their own Dougal moment when they voted Jeremy Corbyn as their new leader. They should have called it flight into error.

At the risk of sounding like one of those priests you used to see giving sermons on a Sunday morning, we all have times when we want to press that red button.

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