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I think you are right, "If it was almost any other UK political figure it would probably be an advantage.

Frankly, the idea that we might be forced to listen to Tony Blair mouthing, imposing his favourite personal doctrine of his latter PM years "It's the right thing to do" in the EU would be just too much ...that would seriously divide the EU more than anything...

by The3rdColumn on Fri Jan 18th, 2008 at 12:08:13 PM EST
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on top of that, I can see him constantly getting on the TV news, and his comments being seen as an attempt to keep control of the UK by any future premier. (especially if Brown gets in again)

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Jan 18th, 2008 at 12:15:44 PM EST
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