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  • Tuesday, April 26, 2005

    Blair forced from his chosen subjects

    From the Independent: New controversy over Iraq forces Blair from his chosen battlefields

    Tony Blair was forced on the defensive over Iraq as he angrily refused to apologise for the war and appealed to his critics to stop questioning his integrity.
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    At 4/26/2005 11:39:00 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    The general election is to elect the next government of the UK, NOT Iraq.

    There are many other issues to consider, obsessing over Iraq is a big mistake, the country deserves better.

    If a candidate's only position is that of being "antiwar" then that candidate is unqualified for office.

    At 4/27/2005 12:15:00 am, Blogger DJEB said...

    But Blair opted to take the UK into Iraq while NOT having the people on his side.

    Rewarding him for this by reelecting him seems foolish to me.

    At 4/27/2005 04:14:00 am, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    It wasn't suggested that Blair deserved reelection, only that Iraq should not be the only factor in the election. Some will choose Blair anyway, many won't.

    At 4/28/2005 02:04:00 am, Blogger DJEB said...

    Gotcha. One obviously wouldn't vote for a candidate whose platform is to turn the UK in to an economic powerhouse like the People's Republic of North Korea. But there are other choices against Blair.

    At 4/28/2005 06:56:00 am, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    What the hell do you know about the UK anyway, precious little it seems.

    At 4/28/2005 11:11:00 am, Blogger Voice 1 said...

    To the first anonymous, the general election should also be about whether or not you trust the parties on a variety of issues. If you cannot trust a party on such a serious issue as a war, then there are not many areas in which you can say that you can trust them.

    DJEB, unfortunately, in Britain, only the people of Sedgefield (Blair's own constituency) can actually personally punish Blair, Reg Keys, the father of a dead British soldier is doing his best over there to do just that.

    Anonymous, I believe djeb knows a bit about Britain, at the very least, djeb is not one of those narrow minded bigots we often seem to hear from, from across the pond.

    At 4/29/2005 05:52:00 am, Blogger DJEB said...

    Anon said, " What the hell do you know about the UK anyway, precious little it seems."

    Then enlighten me, oh wise one.

    At 4/30/2005 05:44:00 pm, Blogger DJEB said...

    Or don't...

    At 5/02/2005 01:17:00 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Ask me djeb - I'll tell you what you need to know.


    At 5/02/2005 03:38:00 pm, Blogger DJEB said...

    I think it's enlightenment in general. I've been told I don't know about the UK. But if I don't know, how do I know what I don't know about? Better tell me everything.


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