John McDonnell has been mocked for referring to John Lennon in his Labour Conference speech advocating Socialism.
The Shadow Chancellor’s speech was called “the political equivalent of David Brent” and “reheated mantras of a bygone era” by the Lib Dems after he echoed Lennon’s song ‘Imagine’, about a better world.
He told the Liverpool conference: “In the birthplace of John Lennon, it falls to us to inspire people to imagine. Imagine the society that we can create. It’s a society that’s radically transformed, radically fairer, more equal and more democratic.
The Lib Dems’ jibe was just the beginning.
Some imagined there was no policy…
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