Did Richard Leonard not grasp the toxicity of the party he was trying to lead?

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Did Richard Leonard not grasp the toxicity of the party he was trying to lead?

OH to have been a spy in the office as Richard Leonard pondered his future as branch manager of the imperial Labourites! He has always struck me as an oddity, someone way out of his depth and certainly not a person with any clear understanding of the Scottish politic. Did he honestly believe all he had to do was swan in and speak in disjointed statements and the voters of Scotland would flock back to the banner?

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Did Richard Leonard not grasp the toxicity of the party he was trying to lead?