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Ambassador Washington DC – Blair Still Wants to Rule the World

Blair Still Wants to Rule the World: Ambassador Washington DC

How many Tony Blairs are there? After hacking my way through the 691 pages of his memoirs, I now have several voices ringing in my ears. There is the self-deprecating charmer; there is the toe-curling sexual fantasist; there is the pragmatic, calculating, often brilliant politician. There is the matey bloke, all slang and jokey asides, the official language of the Blair Downing Street (before being sent to Washington as ambassador, I was told ‘to get up the a*** of the White House and stay there’). There is the slippery dodger of difficult questions on Iraq and Afghanistan (of which more later); there is the portentous world statesman and would- be global strategist.

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One Response to Ambassador Washington DC – Blair Still Wants to Rule the World

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    September 5, 2010 at 11:28 am

    Tony Blair was pelted with shoes and eggs when he attended a book-signing in Dublin today. Many people would think he was fortunate he didn’t have grenades hurled at him.

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