Monday, September 22, 2008

'Inspirational' Brown

So David Miliband hails Gordon Brown as 'inspirational' - in the field of international development. I wouldn't want to denigrate Brown's undoubted commitment to dealing with global poverty, and it may be that this sort of work can usefully consume him for many years when he leaves No.10. It's just that Miliband seems ever so slightly desperate in his attempts to find something to praise Brown for.....

3 comments:

Chris Benjamin said...

Why on earth should the government use public money for tackling global poverty.

Comrade MAjor said...

It could well be that Gordon Brown might be a strong figure on the international/diplomatic stage. However my belief to this comes from no evidence to the contrary. Personally, I believe, as you rightly said yourself, he lacks the necessary political communication (so important for the age we live in, and perhaps also the charisma needed from a leader at such a time as this...

Anonymous said...

Most voters want the government to improve Britain, not other countries.