Rupert Murdoch just kind of endorsed Jeremy Corbyn

Thursday 20 August 2015 08:50

In the past few weeks, as it's become increasingly clear that Jeremy Corbyn is on course to win the Labour leadership election, a host of New Labour figures have come forward to warn the party of the calamity it faces with the left-winger in charge.

But at least one ghost of Christmas past hasn't joined the chorus - Rupert Murdoch, whose papers famously endorsed Tony Blair, has seemingly backed Corbyn (at least ahead of the other candidates).

Of course, back in 2012 Murdoch told the Leveson Inquiry that we shouldn't take his tweets "too seriously", but overall: What is going on!

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