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Can Jeremy Corbyn beat Theresa May in the British election?


Corbyn will oust May as UK Prime Minister

Polls don't reflect May's real advantage

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The current momentum of the British Labour Party’s candidate for Prime Minister, Jeremy Corbyn, has undone the advantage Prime Minister Theresa May of the Tory Party had over him, writes Maria Margaronis of The Nation. May recently pulling out of a televised debate with Corbyn suggests that she feared public opinion of her declining further, infers Margaronis. Her politics of fear and confrontation with the EU stand in stark contrast to Corbyn’s sincere appeals to the working class and interest in constructive Brexit negotiation to guarantee British jobs. His voice for social welfare that takes care of all Brits has enchanted voters.

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Polls have over-dramatized Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity against Theresa May’s, who will win the election, holds John Fund of National Review. British opinion polls have often come short on election day, most notably during the Brexit vote. Corbyn’s rise, while impressive, has not been strong enough to dethrone Prime Minster May and the Tories. Fund highlights the variety of polling results, suggesting that Corbyn’s following isn’t as strong as some presume. Last-minute poll surges are common in British electoral history and often ended up being false flags. Even though May has shown kinks in her armor, she will likely remain Prime Minister.

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