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Martin Amis is wrong, Jeremy Corbyn is a comedy mastermind

The novelist might sneer at the new Labour leader, but he has missed the subtleties of his humour

By Ralph Jones  

Jeremy Corbyn is a master of understated comedy ©Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/Press Association Images

You can imagine it all too easily: David Cameron looks at a room full of speechwriters and playfully says, “Right, come on, boys, let’s get some cracking jokes in there—we need people to think I’m funny.” Close your eyes and try it with George Osborne—the image will be equally vivid. But imagining the same scene with Jeremy Corbyn is an impossibility—not simply because…

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