1. Exquisite Tweets from @alexmassie, @kayaburgess

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    Ancient history, I know, but Stop The War (sic), of which Corbyn was chairman, backed Iraqi "resistance" against UK troops "by any means".

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    That doesn't mean the war was not, in the end, a terrible & ghastly mistake. But the Stoppers weren't right either.

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  2. Corbyn says Iraq War was opposed by "majority" of Brits. YouGov shows support led by between 8 + 37 points at outset

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    Kaya Burgess

    Public opinion only consistently shifted against the war in May 2004. Source here: bit.ly/29nWblw

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    Kaya Burgess

    Worth also bearing in mind this Ipsos MORI poll from March 2003, however. A reflection of why public opinion shifted

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