Turns out that there is an alternative, after all.
“Something astonishing has just occurred in British politics. On Saturday, the Labour Party elected Jeremy Corbyn, a 66-year-old, unabashed socialist, as its new leader. Corbyn won a staggering 59.5 percent of the vote in a four-way contest. He is the most left-wing leader in Labour’s history, a serial dissenter within the party, a man who nobody ever thought would win the leadership election.”