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Survival Instinct

by | 20th, January 2004

‘WITH a record like that, it is no wonder that Tony Blair is proud to call President Bush a friend.

The Ugly Rumours were big in Iraq

But even he can surely only marvel at how his Texan chum can boast a favourable poll rating when he has been such a divisive and often disastrous President.

The US administration may have lied through its teeth about the reason for going to war with Iraq (such as the absurd notion that Saddam Hussein and Al-Qaeda were somehow in cahoots), but no-one really seems to care.

Blair, on the other hand, may have ‘sexed up’ a dossier outlining the threat posed by the Iraqi regime and he is fighting for his very survival.

According to a poll in this morning’s Guardian, almost half of all voters believe the Prime Minister lied when he said he did not authorise the leaking of Dr David Kelly’s name to the media.

And nearly two-thirds of all voters think he should resign

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