James McEnaney: How the national anthem became Jeremy Corbyn's Catch-22
CommonSpace columnist James McEnaney says Jeremy Corbyn is damned if he sings and damned if he doesn't
IF you've never read Joseph Heller's Catch-22 (you philistine!) then now is as good a time as any.
Set during World War II it follows the experiences of Captain John Yossarian, a B-25 bombardier in the fictional 256th squadron of the US Air Force operating from the Italian island of Pianosa.