Sunday, February 11, 2007

Britain, the liar state

"The manipulation of information has been both Blair’s making and undoing. A decade ago brilliant use of spin deluded the British electorate into believing that he would usher in a new political dawn. But manufacturing a 'dodgy dossier' of intelligence to justify the invasion of Iraq shattered trust in him irrevocably.

"As he totters towards his end he remains anxious to define his legacy. It is already established. Nobody now believes anything that the government says." —Michael Portillo

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