I call this elitist perspective “narxism,” as protagonists, drawn from several scattered, disparate camps, tend to be perpetually disgruntled, often aggressive and they don’t half nark a lot. Narxists tend to have a highly selective and limited grasp of what Marxism entails.
Included under this rubric are neomilitants, Trotskyists, nationalists and some anarchists and nihilist revolutionaries, many of the greens and the “none of the above” group. (NOTA, who advocate voting for no-one in order to register “protest”.)
Robert Livingstone compiled a list of the various fringe parties, each claiming left-wing status: Behold, the united left.
Oh, and The People’s front of Judea.
There are some people amongst these various fragmentary groups that state plainly that they would rather see another Tory…
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