Tony Blair (yes, that Tony Blair) has been desperately trying to understand the outrage and energy that will see Jeremy Corbyn, a desperate Cold War-era hard-left throwback, become head of his precious […]
Tony Blair sits quietly as Liberian president defends law criminalizing homosexuality
Former English Prime Minister Tony Blair has taken his share of beatings here at S&R, and I’m grateful to my colleague Wufnik for periodically reminding us all what an invertebrate git Wee […]
Tony Blair tries to explain himself, and gets some help
Tony Blair’s political autobiography, A Journey, went on sale in the UK and the US today, and has prompted, if not a firestorm, a huge amount of media and political shouting over […]
Just how greedy is Tony Blair, anyway?
Is there anything Tony Blair won’t do for money?
Tony Blair, President?
Henry Kissinger is said to have once remarked, when asked if he was planning to consult with Europe on something or another, “Who do I call?” Well, there may soon be an […]
Tony Blair whacks the press; the press whacks back: Chill, dudes
In a reversal of the old adage “dance with the one who brought ya,” outgoing British prime minister Tony Blair is taking shots at the press, calling it “a feral beast” â€” […]
The UK election: Another fine mess you’ve got us into
The English have a fine word for the political mess it finds itself in at the moment–kerfuffle, which is defined as “a commotion or fuss, especially one caused by conflicting views.” Boy, […]
Chilcot is out, and it’s devastating
So, after seven years and lots of pounds, the Chilcot report on “lessons to be learned” from Iraq has finally been published. It tells us nothing we didn’t already know, frankly, and […]
If you believe in your ideals, vote for unprincipled bastards – lessons from Corbyn, Trump, Sanders, Cruz and Paul
If you truly believe in your ideals, do not – under any circumstances – vote for an idealist. Political opinion has never been homogenous. As society has become wealthier and stratified into […]
Labour chooses a new leader, again, except this time it’s kind of fun
After its election debacle last May, when Labour got crushed, the road back, or forward, or in any direction whatsoever has been a bit uncertain. Results were so bad that Labour’s Ed […]