Ed Miliband faces biggest dilemma of his leadership

Ed Miliband is “uncharismatic, uninspiring” and has failed, during his four years as Labour leader, to transform from “awkward chrysalis to confident butterfly”, says Jenni Russell in The Sunday Times. His personal ratings now stand at -39, a record low, while David Cameron scores -5.

That Miliband can endure the “incessant barrage of vitriol” while retaining his good humour is proof of his character, says Peter Oborne in The Daily Telegraph.

He is a decent, patriotic, trustworthy man and his achievement in “mending the feuds and enmities of the Blair/Brown years is truly extraordinary”. However, his party retains some “very dangerous” [...]

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