Bill Clinton Called Jeremy Corbyn "The Maddest Person In The Room"

WikiLeaks revealed the private comments today

Chances are, unlike most high profile politicians across the globe, Jeremy Corbyn hasn't lost too much sleep over the looming threat of WikiLeaks.

Aside from a bemusing Twitter dispute with a train, the Labour leader's honesty has never truly been called into question, and the biggest personal scandal he has faced so far has been over the cut of his suits.

But he'll be keeping a closer eye on the notorious site after one of Bill Clinton's private speeches was released today in which he described Jerremy Corbyn as the "maddest person in the room."

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The Telegraphclaims the speech, marked 'for internal use only', was reportedly used by the husband of the president-elect during a private speech at a Hillary for America fundraiser in Maryland in October 2015.

Mr Clinton said: "The British Labour Party disposed of its most (inaudible) leader, David Miliband, because they were mad at him for being part of Tony Blair's government in the Iraq War.

"And they moved to the left and put his brother in as leader because the British labor movement wanted it. When David Cameron thumped him in the election, they reached the interesting conclusion that they lost because they hadn't moved far left enough, and so they went out and practically got a guy off the street to be the leader of the British Labor Party, who I saw in the press today said that he was really a British citizen and had real British (inaudible). (Laughter.)

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"But what that is reflective of – the same thing happened in the Greek election – when people feel they've been shafted and they don't expect anything to happen anyway, they just want the maddest person in the room to represent them."

He went on to liken the Labour leader to failed Democratic nominee Bernie Sanders, who's idealism proved popular amongst American voters.

"Hillary says that you have to have a campaign that appeals to the struggling, the striving and the successful," Mr Clinton said. "We have to do this together. And Bernie says just go get the money from the millionaires."

Corbyn has not yet commented on the matter, but considering it took him over an hour to respond to the Brexit parliamentary ruling last week (in a Labour email that managed to spell his name wrong), we're not holding our breath.