Everyone's a Winner-Or a Cheat: Dr Reid Wants the Credit, Gordon Meets a Champion and Tony Learns a Valuable Lesson
Box, Red, New Statesman (1996)
Scene 1: The Cabinet Room. John Reid sits alone dictating his autobiography, Are You Looking At Me?, into a Dictaphone.
Reid: Chapter one. New paragraph. I have always been a great admirer of Genghis Khan and in times of crisis I often ask, "What would Genghis do?" Enter Tony.
Tony: Hi John. Reid drops the Dictaphone and leaps up.
Reid: What are you doing here?
Tony: Just checking up on things. How's Britain? Collapsing without me?
Reid: No, no, it's fine. Economy's booming. We've had the best exam results ever. And I've just exposed a major terror plot.
Tony: Good, good, I'm sure I can take the credit for most of that. Any sporting triumphs?
Reid: Well, Andy …
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Publication information: Article title: Everyone's a Winner-Or a Cheat: Dr Reid Wants the Credit, Gordon Meets a Champion and Tony Learns a Valuable Lesson. Contributors: Box, Red - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 135. Issue: 4807 Publication date: August 28, 2006. Page number: 15. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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