Sunday, January 10, 2010

Brown To Go On and On and On?


In his News of the World interview today Gordon Brown promised that if he wins the election he will serve a full term. Doesn't that smack of Margaret Thatcher's "On and on and on" quote, which did her little good? Or does it remind you of the promise that Tony Blair made in 2005 to serve a full term. It was a promise Gordon Brown took great pleasure in forcing him to break. I wonder if this remark will come back to haunt him.

Graphic from the excellent Tory Rascal via Oxford Spring

10 comments:

strongholdbarricades said...

It should be the question that dogs both him and his cabinet until the next election

Oliver Drew said...

I shouldn't imagine it will be greeted with anything other than glee from the Tories, this announcement.

We already know that Labour is split down the middle regarding Brown, despite the failing of the PLP to commit electoral suicide by kicking Brown out.

Fact is that if Brown happens to win the election, with 5 years to play with, how likely is it that the PLP would be as docile as they have been recently?

Beware of Geeks bearing GIFs said...

The only full term I want him to serve is a nice prison sentence for treason along with that mendacious piece of work, Bliar.

Mirtha Tidville said...

What I really want to haunt the hapless f*@*wit,is the thought of the Kirkcaldy dole office in the spring of next year.

Libertarian said...

" I wonder if this will come back to haunt him?"


What you mean you think he may actually win the next election?

Future History of England said...

He will lose the election, promise to stay on and fight, then step down at the party conference, the excuse will be health reasons.

You heard it hear first.

Mitch said...

Sounds more like a threat to me.

DeeDee99 said...

He already goes on and on .... and on and on .... and on and on ..... and on and on and on .... you don't think it could get worse, do you?

Unsworth said...

This is not a promise.

It is a threat.

I Squiggle said...

Hopefully he’s not going to win the damn thing, but even if by some aberration he did, you can’t go into an election saying you’d hand over in a couple of months, obviously. So he’s just repeating what Blair said in 2005, and we all know what happened there.. Gordon does. Delicious. Irony.