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By DullTrev (Mon Jul 14, 2008 at 07:11:58 AM EST) politics, Brown, New Labour, hope, vodka, fun loving cowwqas. (all tags)
You may want to review Part 1 and Part 2.

So if I think there is something wrong with British politics, what is it?


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Print Story The big Brown mess we're in - Part 2
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By DullTrev (Mon Jul 07, 2008 at 04:14:06 AM EST) politics, Labour, Brown, flashback, general election, fun loving cowwqas. (all tags)
So where do we go from here?

Well, there is the question.  But first of all, I'm going to bring it down to a very personal question - the one that set me off writing this (now you know who to blame).  Can I bring myself to vote for Labour again at the next general election?


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By DullTrev (Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 04:36:00 AM EST) politics, Brown, Labour, trust, fun loving cowwqas. (all tags)
This is a personal view of the past year, coloured by emotion.  This is from memory, so the timelines may be mixed and confused, and facts may be completely wrong.  I don't care.  This one is about the visceral side of politics, about my emotional response to all this.

A year ago, I wrote a lament for socialism.  Brown had secured the leadership of the Labour Party without an election, and so became Prime Minister.  I predicted he would be the same as Blair, only with different presentation skills.  Well, I suppose he tried to be the same as Blair, but his lack of presentation skills of any sort scuppered that.


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