Wednesday, May 07, 2008
We stopped him!
The BBC reports:
Nicolas Sarkozy has withdrawn his backing of Tony Blair to become the first president of the European Union, senior sources have told the BBC.
The French president is understood to have changed his mind after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
It is thought he feels EU opposition to the former UK prime minister is too strong because he backed the Iraq war.
The neocons didn't like the 'Stop Blair' campaign, but it seems that for once, people power has won the day. Well done to everyone who has signed the 'Stop Blair' petition at the EU Tribune website. But welcome as today's news is, the job is only half done: the next task is to get Bliar before a war crimes tribunal.
PS It's a pretty bad day for the neo-cons all round!