I have to admit it. Faced with a Tory landslide and all the terrible things that would go with that - the dismantling of the NHS, the reintroduction of Fox Hunting Grammar Schools - I flinched. I thought: I like Corbyn, I agree with him on many issues, but if there was a way of painlessly swapping him for someone more electable... I flinched.
John Bleasdale is a writer. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, Il Manifesto, as well as CineVue.Com and theStudioExec.com. He has also written a number of plays, screenplays and novels.