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Tony Blair and the office of PM

I have written various pieces about Tony Blair as Prime Minister, not least the extent to which his lack of understanding of government loosened the glue that holds our political system together.  As I wrote in my chapter (‘Tony Blair … Continue reading

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The power of the press

Tony Blair told the Leveson Inquiry today that the media were powerful, with The Sun and The Daily Mail being the two most powerful newspapers.   The Sun, he said, was important because it was prepared to shift its political allegiance. … Continue reading

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A question of judgment…

In response to a comment from Croft on my previous post, I drew attention to the value of comparing memoirs from politicians.  The exercise can provide useful insights. In his new book, Tony Blair argues that George W. Bush is far more intelligent … Continue reading

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