Thursday, 27 May 2010

Labo(u)r's international trend

It is not just in Australia that a once great political party of the working class has turned to a new kind of leadership that is a long way removed from the kind of people it still claims to represent. This is from today's London Daily Telegraph:
The Opposition is embarked on a leadership contest in which the four front-runners are male, white, forty-something, Oxbridge-educated, football-daft former special advisers, who worked for either Gordon Brown or Tony Blair before becoming MPs. They all have dark hair. Westminster is having fun with rumours that they even once shared a girlfriend.
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