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Mar 17, 2017

Liberals in crisis: beware the fate of Jeremy Corbyn

A radical party membership, in the absence of an electorally appealing leader, may inflict serious damage on the Liberal Party, Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor write.


It’s called “The Law of Curvilinear Disparity”, and you’re unlikely to have heard of it unless you’re a psephologist. It’s a theory, from political scientist John May, that both the elites of political parties and the voters who support it are more centrist than the party membership, which skews significantly more radical.


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