Karl Marx admirer Corbyn rides socialist wave to lead Britain's Labour Party

September 12, 2015 2:02 PM

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Karl Marx admirer Corbyn rides socialist wave to lead Britain's Labour Party

LONDON Uncorking the spirit of British socialism was the masterstroke that handed Jeremy Corbyn the Labour Party's top job but he now faces a much bigger challenge -- convincing voters that an admirer of Karl Marx should be Britain's next prime minister.

Virtually unknown just months ago, the 66-year-old won the crown of Britain's second largest political party with 59.5 percent of the votes cast in an internal party vote.

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