Mr Mandelson May Have a Point, after All
Watkins, Alan, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
As Harold Macmillan remarked during the Profumo affair: I do not move much among young people. For that reason, I am unable to tell you first-hand about the way in which the members of Mr Tony Blair's entourage responded to the result of the Spanish general election. But by most accounts they were profoundly shocked. The world - at any rate, their world - had been turned upside-down.
It was bad enough that a socialist was being installed in office in Madrid, as far removed from New Labour as he was from, well, Mr George Bush. What was even worse was that he had displaced a friend and ally of Mr Blair. And what was worst of all was that it had happened because of the …
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