Wednesday, April 13, 2005

April 12 2005 will be remembered as a critical moment in British Politics

In times to come political historians may well reflect that yesterday, 12 April 2005, was a watershed moment in British politics.

Early on in the day Robin Cook in the Standard reflected that if Labour were returned then Tony Blair's departure might be 'sooner rather than later'...

... What may be deemed just as significant on reflection, but has so far gained little or no attention, is that this week Time Magazine published a special issue featuring "The Time 100: The lives and ideas of the world's most influential people".

Gordon Brown was in the 100, listed under 'leaders and revolutionaries' but Time did not include Tony Blair.

Read the full article here