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We are seeing this happen with Jeremy Corbyn, the people voted for change but even he will soon become disillusioned with the Labour party machine.
The new leader must get a much stronger grip on his party machine The same is true when it comes to Scotland.
He said he remained a social democrat and shared many Labour values, but found the party machine too much - particularly with colleagues jockeying and fighting for the top jobs.
Occasionally they utter weasel words, are photographed in the local press but at heart they are totally self-serving, arrogant and a clone for the cynical party machine.
On Saturday, Macintosh said: "I want to have a contest but I've found the whole weight of the party machine yet again turning against me, trying to close down a contest.
I felt at times it as a David and Goliath battle - the goliath was a party machine with professional leaflets and teams of canvassers and I had my home printer and myself.
In a city like Liverpool, with a strong socialist tradition of people standing up for the people they represent, there will always be problems when the party machine starts trying to lead the way.
The 86-year Jiang's followers are being given charge of the economy, propaganda and the Shanghai party machine.
Philips has unveiled the DJ party machine in India.
Everyone, particularly those with a party machine, will get their chance to inform the debate ahead of a referendum, and that in itself will be the biggest gain in all this: that the voters might actually learn what the whole thing is about.
Advance speculation suggested that one or both of the BNP and Ukip might overhaul Mr Clegg's party, but to be beaten by an independent candidate with no party machine behind him - unemployed ex-miner Tony Devoy - is particularly embarrassing.
When Yeltsin became head of the powerful Moscow Communist Party machine in 1987, he asked Luzhkov to join his executive.