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Keir Starmer, Norma Desmond and the Sinister Butler

Tweet extended version of piece published in Comment Central 30 May 2022 For years Tony Blair has been the Norma Desmond of British politics, a forgotten star living in dreams of the past. Before the local elections Keir Starmer handed … Continue reading

02. June 2022 by rkh
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Tony Blair was the Basil Fawlty of British politics

Tweet Letter published in Sunday Times September 20, 2015 It was gracious of Peter Mandelson to admit that New Labour bears some responsibility for Jeremy Corbyn’s victory. [His article September 13, “I’m partly to blame for this mess but let’s … Continue reading

21. September 2015 by rkh
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