- Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:21 pm #618949
Yet Blair still found it prudent to charm him to get him onside in the lead up to May 97. How was it Alastair Campbell put it? Something like keeping the tiger on a chain in the corner of the room so that it couldn't bite you on the bum or something - I can't recall the precise metaphor he used.youngian wrote: ↑Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:46 amNo one challenged the premise of the first episode 'the kingmaker'. Is he really? Or someone who backs winners and is good at persuading them it was the Sun wot wun it. The Sun can have three politically contradictory front pages on its English, Irish and Scottish editions in the same day. And the Sun pulled out all the usual Labour leader crap on Blair before learning early on it wasn't chiming with their readers.Abernathy wrote: ↑Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:57 pmBeen watching "The Rise of The Murdoch Dynasty" on BBC2. Good stuff, but a depressing reminder of what a destructive influence this utter cunt has been in his time drawing breath on this planet.
He is 89 years old. Why won't the cunt just die?
Denis Potter was so right about him.
"The opportunity to serve our country. That is all we ask." John Smith, Leader of the Labour Party, 10 May 1994.