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Gordon Brown Stood Up As Boy Scouts of America Prepare For War

by | 3rd, March 2009

GORDON Brown has gone to Washington in a boat . He’s there to meet Barack Obama, his star pupil. But what’s this?

Downing Street was left scrambling to avoid a diplomatic embarrassment today after the White House ruled out a formal press conference to mark Gordon Brown’s first formal meeting with Barack Obama. Officials denied the Prime Minister was being snubbed after it emerged that the new president would not make himself available for the traditional joint appearance before the White House media.

Hey, he’s busy :

The White House schedule tells us that he is delivering remarks at the Department of Transportation to deliver remarks about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and is also speaking at the Department of Interior to mark its 160th anniversary… Oh, and Mr Obama will also meet “a delegation from the Boy Scouts of America and receive their 2008 Report to the Nation”…

The scouts are vital. When the war

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