(Before It's News)
You know nothing about people. Those who are interested in people do not get as rich as you have.
Sherwood Anderson – Like a Queen (1933)
Tony Blair is a weird creep isn’t he? Telling the British people they ought to rise up over Brexit
can be viewed in a number of ways, but to my mind the idea is faintly senile. It isn’t going to happen and his intervention isn’t likely to be welcomed except perhaps by a small group of nostalgic nutters. He should know that but apparently not.
Tony Blair has said it is his “mission” to persuade Britons to “rise up” and change their minds on Brexit.
Speaking in the City of London, the former prime minister claimed that people voted in the referendum “without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit”.
He urged “a way out from the present rush over the cliff's edge”.
Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith said the comments were arrogant and undemocratic but Lib Dem Nick Clegg said he “agreed with every word”.
So Nick Clegg agrees with him – strewth, there's an endorsement to be wary of. The Middle East and WMD did for Blair and screwed up whatever place in history he thought he may have earned. There is no way back from that. Apart from which he only has numbers; number of elections won, that kind of thing. Plus his erstwhile talent for manipulating the media I suppose. Doesn’t go far now.