Blair isolated by quasi-pinkos

John K. Taber jktaber at
Fri Oct 23 18:58:41 PDT 1998

Johannes Schneider wrote:
> Doug wrote (quoting the Daily Telegraph):
> >ISSUE 1246 Friday 23 October 1998
> >
> >
> >Franco-German lurch to the Left isolates Blair
> >By Toby Helm in Brussels and Andrew Gimson in Berlin
> >
> >TONY Blair's chances of forming a "triple alliance" with France and Germany
> >were receding last night as Paris, Bonn and Brussels hatched plans to
> >revive Socialist economic policies reminiscent of the heyday of Jacques
> >Delors.
> >
> >Yesterday, the French Socialist finance minister, Dominique Strauss-Kahn,
> >met his new German counterpart, the Left-winger Oskar Lafontaine
> Is it true that the Daily Telegraph labels everyone left of Baroness
> Thatcher and her tea-guests a "Left-winger"?

And I'm getting the impression that the British press tries to make trouble for the Left, such as it is, by promoting division and discord. -- I've been able to string more words into fewer ideas than anybody I know, and I'm continuing to do that.

- Alan Greenspan to the Senate Budget Committee, Sept 23, 1998

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