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Dirty Den

by | 16th, July 2004

‘THERE has been a lot of speculation about Tony Blair’s state of mind of late, and still more discussion of the psychological traits that allowed him to ruthlessly pursue the war in Iraq despite its effects on his personal popularity.

‘Trust me I’m a lawyer and a politician’

The Daily Mail, in keeping with other papers, has devoted hundreds of thousands of words to this subject without ever getting any nearer to solving the man described (by us) as “a mystery buried in an enigma and wrapped in a riddle”.

But now, quite unexpectedly, the paper’s coverage of the Butler report offers a genuine insight into the influences brought to bear on the beleaguered Prime Minister. And as usual, a picture proves to be worth a thousand words.

Using one of their very finest illustrators, they have recreated the scene at No. 10 as

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