Since this phenomenon, of leaders who are in fact primarily mascots, is common to both Labour and the Tories, you'd be right in thinking that it has a common cause.
The "cost of living" poverty crisis is widening and is deepening, and in response the organisations of the working class are stepping forward.
Make no mistake about it: the cost of fuel, food, energy and electricity can all be placed on this government and their inability to address the failures of our current system, capitalism.
Oppressive behaviour must be combatted with determined criticism, a rejection of ego and an unflinching pursuit of practical restoration and concrete liberation.
The community mobilised; not just activists but people who simply saw what was going on and recognised it as wrong. We can win, because we do win.