Corbyn and Watson's musical differences on show in city of culture | Marina Hyde

Tom Watson sounded dangerously like Spinal Tap’s Marty DiBergi, while Jeremy Corbyn’s speech was more Katy Perry

To Hull for the launch of Labour’s “cultural manifesto”, a document that sounds like it combines the best bits of the Cultural Revolution and the Communist Manifesto.

On hand were Jeremy Corbyn, Tom Watson and the actor Samantha Morton, who nobly – if optimistically – declared: “Art is not an afterthought to what elections are fought over.” A statement slightly at odds with concurrent scenes elsewhere, where Tories were being chased by journalists shouting about social care. Or as Corbyn put it: “If George Osborne is at last doing something useful with his life, then that is to be welcomed.”

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Source: GUARDIAN politics