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Blair braced for TV debate


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This post was published more than 13 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 13 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

The public is to challenge Tony Blair on the country’s key political issues during a gloves-off televised debate.

This is what my long conversation last week alluded to: I was asked to take part in this programme. Unfortunately (or, perhaps, fortunately for the PM), things didn’t work out, and so I don’t feature. But it should be worth watching nonetheless – you never know, it might include Mr Blair’s Iraq homologue of Mrs Thatcher’s “Nationwide” moment about the sinking of the Belgrano. Five, 7pm.

This 351st post was filed under: Election 2005.

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