Monday, January 08, 2007

Citizen Benn: Our Greatest Living Political Hero

The BBC Politics show is holding a poll to find Britain's greatest living political hero. There surely can only be one winner. Here's my piece from today's First Post on why it has to be Wedgie.
http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/index.php?menuID=1&subID=1020

And here's what Britain would have been like if Tony Benn had become Prime Minister. In addition, 650,000 people, now dead, would still be alive in Iraq (as well as those killed in the equally unlawful attack on Yugoslavia in 1999) and law-abiding citizens having a quiet smoke in an English pub or cafe would not face the imminent prospect of criminalisation.

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