Jeremy Corbyn Sat On A Train Floor And It Seemed To Confirm Everyone's Opinion About Him

'This man cannot book a train seat. But he wants you to let him run the country'.

17/08/2016 11:11 | Updated 17 August 2016

Jeremy Corbyn sat on a train floor to suffer alongside commuters on a three-hour journey with nowhere to sit and it basically confirmed everyone’s pre-existing view of him.

His uncomfortable plight was filmed for his campaign as he bemoaned the lack of trains and made the case for re-nationalising the railways.

Jeremy Corbyn on the floor of a crowded train


He asks: “Is it fair that I should upgrade my ticket whilst others who might not be able to afford such a luxury should have to sit on the floor?

“It’s their money I would be spending after all.”

But Tweeters seemed too entrenched in their view of Corbyn either way to budge and the clip only confirmed everyone’s suspicions no matter how different they are.

His failure to pre-book a seat for free ahead of his three-hour journey to Newcastle for the hustings with Owen Smith confirmed the view he was incompetent.

...Or that he was only capable of empty gestures.

...Or that he was an authentic Man Of The People in stark contrast to Other Politicians.

...Or that he was always sanctimonious.

...Or that he is always criticised no matter what he does.

Mercifully, Tweeters also had some funnies for the benefit of people who have lost interest in the ongoing saga of Labour tearing itself apart. 

Corbyn has made the railways a flagship policy of his leadership campaign, though he has been accused of simply re-hashing existing policies of his ex-Shadow Cabinet colleagues.

There is nothing new in what Jeremy is saying,” a spokesperson for Owen Smith’s campaign said, something that ex-Shadow Transport Minister Lillian Greenwood echoed.

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