According to a #Poll undertaken by BMG Research for The Independent, #Jeremy Corbyn and the #Labour party are now more popular than May and the Conservatives. Labour is shown as having a five-point lead over the Tories in this latest poll with Corbyn having a two-point lead over May when it comes to the preferred occupant of 10 Downing Street.

This news will worry an already troubled Conservative party still trying to shore up Mrs. May's troubled tenure. Of course to the media, they will say they are backing the leader to the hilt. Even die-hard May supporters must realise that Theresa May is living on borrowed time but it seems they are determined to follow her to the bitter end.

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Why it has to be asked, does the Prime Minister keep limping on? Is she in denial about how much of the British populace is thoroughly sick of her and many in her party too. Boris Johnson has done much to undermine her authority what with everything else that has befallen her since her disastrous general election. Added to that, is the ongoing farce that is Brexit and her awful speech last week at the Tory party conference in Brighton. Everything that could go wrong did go wrong what with Simon Brodkin's prank, May having a coughing fit and letters falling off the Tory mantra behind her. The mantra read "A country that works for everyone." Well, obviously fate had ensured that the day of Theresa May's come-back speech at conference was not going to work for her.

If a general election were conducted today the poll showed that both Labour and the Conservatives would be neck and neck at 33 percent.

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Lib Dems would be at 6 percent and UKIP with its new leader would be at 4 percent.

Next general election five years away

If there is not going to be another general election for five years Jeremy Corbyn will be 73 years of age. That does mean that Mr. Corbyn will not be Labour leader, it just means his chance of becoming Prime Minister will have to wait.

Look at Vince Cable famous for his trademark hat at the ripe old age of 74 becoming the Lib-Dem leader. His chance of becoming Prime Minister is but a pipe dream despite his utterances at the Lib-Dem conference. Since the time of Tony Blair, we have been used to seeing younger men being leaders like David Cameron, Barack Obama and now Emmanuel Macron. The age of old men and women becoming the leader of their party or country seemed to have passed but that seems to be no longer the case.

Age, if you have all your faculties should never be a barrier to becoming whatever you want to in life. Of course, the longer people live as they are today the greater the chance of illness unfortunately in some.

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This is as true God forbid for Corbyn and co. as it is for the rest of us who hope to live long and prosperous lives.

The Labour NEC (National Executive Committee) recently made it easier for someone of Corbyn's beliefs to succeed him. So if Corbyn could no longer carry on as the leader he could happily hand over power to someone with his left-wing credentials. Rebecca Long-Bailey or Angela Rayner have been touted as future leaders whereas someone like Sir Keir Starmer would probably be seen as the more right-wing candidate.

Origin of Jeremy's chant

We have all become familiar with the chant "Oh Jeremy Corbyn" from crowds of enthusiastic supporters. Where ever the Labour leader goes thousands of his devotees sing this anthem. Theresa May must wish that some of her supporters would coin or borrow a chant for her, but alas no - not even in her wildest dreams.

The origins of this chant come from the 2003 hit by White Stripes 'Seven Nation Army' and it is not known for certain who borrowed the song for Jeremy Corbyn. But however it came about, the chant has stuck and whatever the fate of Jeremy Corbyn as a politician, this chant will be remembered for generations to come.

This chant is sung in praise to a man who offered something different and alternative to the grey austerity of the Tories. To a man whose views were once laughed at as being Communist and on the fringe and yet echoed the words of Christ about the poor.

Corbyn whether he becomes Prime Minister or not has set a precedent just as Nigel Farage has on the right. When people like this appear they are mocked but when they are triumphant the establishment wonders what has hit it.