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Wednesday, January 31, 2007
You Say it Best When You Say Nothing At All
So says Ronan Keating. You may recall the wonderful response from Rab Butler to the question: Is Sir Anthony Eden the Prime Minister we've got? He said 'yes'. This answer said so little but also so much. It became known as a Butlerism. Gordon Brown has today uttered his own Butlerism... On Ceefax he is quoted on the Cash for Peerages Inquiry...
"I believe that when people see the full facts, then they will be satisfied."
Which presupposes that Brown knows the full facts. And who will be satisfied? The country, or Gordon Brown himself?