Sunday, March 26, 2006

Blair’s fundamentalism is the real enemy of western values

Tony BlairSimon Jenkins is as merciless as usual about Tony Blair's latest "vision" speeches:

Blair is now trotting round the world and showing his fear of Bin Laden. He is curbing civil liberty at home and releasing bombs and bullets across the Middle East. The resulting loss of life and of respect for the West have been appalling. Perhaps in his next speech Blair might re-examine his lack of faith in the robustness of western democracy. Perhaps he might find its values stronger and its liberties more trenchant than he supposes. Perhaps he might be more of a liberal and less of a wimp.

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