The future of Tony Blair
According to The Sunday Telegraph, Blair intends on staying in office for “at least another year”.
Successor-to-be Gordon Brown is surely not amused, but — domestic fatigue and negative poll numbers notwithstanding — Blair is still a valuable presence on the international stage, not least as a bridge between the U.S. and Europe. Signing on to Bush’s war in Iraq has brought him down, but he remains in my view a formidable champion of liberal values.
Copyright 2006 The Moderate Voice