An election without honesty that failed to engage

06 June 2017

As the electorate goes to the polls, it seems both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have been completely outclassed in the leadership stakes by a 23-year-old pop star and a couple of metro mayors.

The weekend saw Ariana Grande unite a city and a nation with the One Love Manchester concert – engaging people in a way the election campaign has failed to do.

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