Dave Hill | The Guardian: London mayor race: Khan’s Citizens night showed how Labour ought to be

The Labour candidate’s empathy with a passionate, multi-faith crowd of grassroots campaigners showed what a beacon he could be as mayor

At the end of a day when political news was dominated by a former London mayor further wrecking his own and his party’s reputation, the outline of the good a Labour successor could do took shape in the Copper Box arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Sadiq Khan had begun the day as one of the first to denounce Ken Livingstone for his “appalling and inexcusable” remarks about Hitler and antisemitism and ended it mobbed by admirers drawn from just about every ethnic and religious group in the city after addressing a crowd of 6,000 London Citizens campaigners.

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