Any comparisons between the Labour Party today, and the last days of the post-Thatcher Tory Government are entirely accurate.
They seem to have an inability to
The rules don't apply to them. They think.
Grubby money appears from all comers as they try to get onto the gravy train -- little realising it its heading towards the buffers.
An adequate Chancellor who dealt in minutia cannot manage the big picture when he becomes PM.
Scandals ooze out from every corner in an almost unstoppable torrent of embarrassment.
Credibility is shot to pieces, and the party's reputation collapses, even in areas unaffected by the scandals.
The next election is lost, and the political wilderness beckons for a number of years.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce: Karl Marx