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Thursday, January 27, 2005

Bring back Byers: Save the Planet

Desperate times require desperate measures. The Guardian calls for disgraced former cabinet minsister Stephen Byers to be brought back to champion the cause of the environment.

It is certainly true that with New Labour it has become harder than ever to keep a bad man down, but Tony Blair should have learned by now, since pushing Mandelson in as EU Commissioner, that he cannot manipulate the public mood on an issue by associating it with a sleazy and unpopular hack, no matter how committed.

1 Comments:

At 27 January 2005 at 16:40, Blogger Jorgen said...

Yes, it will be interesting to see if TB has principles, but I doubt it.

 

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