Though Cowards Flinch is depressed. I tried to reassure.
'I recently left the Labour party, as many on the left have. Of the 250,000 who have left since 1997, how many do we think were socialists? The present membership is 150,000, if a 100,000 socialists join before September 8th and vote for Abbott, don’t you think that would tell the leadership something? If that doesn’t happen, we on the left can only really blame ourselves, can’t we?'