Since the big vote in Parliament on 3 September, most of the left press has made its chief call for Labour to back Boris Johnson’s call for a super-early snap election.
The arguments, or the arguments on the face of it, are odd, at least.
Labour and the other opposition parties do not want to give Johnson an easy get-out from implementing Parliament’s instructions to avoid a no deal Brexit. They want to “hold his feet to the fire”, as they put it, and make him comply with the law.
They don’t want to give him a chance to call a snap election, date it for after 31 October, and then confront the