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Tony Blair Over There: Americans On The Bulldog Of War

by | 11th, May 2007

blair-bush.jpg ACROSS the Atlantic tears are being shed for Tony Blair. (Picture: Beau Bo D’Or )

“Godspeed, Tony Blair,” wails the New York Daily News, while the New York Post simply sighs “Tony Blair Takes His Leave.”

You see, for all of Tony’s faults his intellect, his Europeanness, his ability to engage brain and mouth simultaneously Tony was a great guy.

If only those fool Brits, who according to the News “would rather live under sharia law than English law” could see it.

The New York Sun thought his speech yesterday “an expression of the deepest, most genuine patriotism…Churchill would have understood. If it is unfashionable to take pride in one’s country, then Mr. Blair is unfashionable.”

Ah, Churchill. Blair. Thatcher can’t be far away.

“Blair wisely kept Margaret Thatcher’s economic policies largely intact, and Britain boomed during his first years,” intoned the Post.

“From the first hours of 9/11 through five years of triumphs and frustrations in the War on Terror, Blair stood beside America.”

And America was proud to have such a figure at her side. Blair’s only fault , according to the Post, was his: “unwavering, uncritical support for the European Union.”

How so?

“He never quite

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