Rupert Murdoch tweets that Jeremy Corbyn is the only Labour candidate who believes in anything

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has issued a (sort of) endorsement of Labour leadership front runner Jeremy Corbyn on Twitter.

In a move likely to vex Corbyn’s left wing following, Murdoch, who has at his helm a largely Conservative press, tweeted begrudging praise of the Islington North MP.

On Thursday morning he said:

The tweet could pass as a criticism of Corbyn rivals Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham and Liz Kendall, who are implied to be lacking in beliefs.

A previous tweet earlier in the week outlined just how success Corbyn's leadership would be in Murdoch's eyes however.

The Murdoch press backed the Conservatives in the 2015 election following a prolonged media assault on then Labour leader Ed Miliband.

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