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Gordon Brown Turns On The Education Spin

by | 7th, November 2007

THE handover from Tony Blair to Gordon Brown was going to be smooth and seamless. We would not notice. And what we might notice Gordon’s gulping for air and teeth we would come to love.

And so it is that, like Tony before him, Gordon Brown is accused of spin. This is, of course, a baseless attack. Who can forget the sight of Brown draped in the flag of St George a small Muslim man dandling on his knee that spin was over?

But some don’t listen. Some cannot move on. And following yesterday’s story that Team Brown spun a story about what schools would feature in his keynote speech on education, the Times has more.

“No 10 spin row,” says the front page. “No row,” says Downing Street, reading aloud. “Gordon Brown was dragged deeper in to a spin row,” continues the Times.

Then: “’Prime Minister Gordon Brown misled press and schools and now must apologise.’”

Evidence? “We were

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