Author: Desmond Zammit Marmarà

I am one of those who, in June 2008, as a Labour Party delegate, voted for Joseph Muscat to become leader of the party. At the time, he appeared to offer hope to many genuine Labourites who had experienced the despair of three consecutive election defeats in 1998, 2003 and 2008. Only those who were politically active in those bleak years can realise what a difficult period that was for many Labourites when it seemed that the Nationalist Party had become the natural choice of the majority of Maltese and when Labour seemed to have become unelectable. Unfortunately, what seemed…

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