We can leave aside the debate about whether Jeremy Corbyn is himself antisemitic. He has said he was “always determined to eliminate all forms of racism” and none of us has a window into his heart. The fundamental problem identified by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission investigation lay in the politics of the leader of the Labour Party from 2015 to 2020.
Corbyn’s paranoid view of the world was, in my view, always likely to encourage antisemitic ideas, especially when reinforced by his “anti-imperialist” reading of the history of the state of Israel.
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