Nosemonkey's EUtopia

In search of a European identity

A hatred of Charles Clarke

I know plenty of others have already flagged this, but our own Mr Worstall in today’s Times really is superb in his Charles Clarke demolition job. In fact, it would appear that a hatred of Charles Clarke – and the violently illiberal policies he consistently promotes – is one of the few areas of politics on which there is a consensus across blogland’s political divides.Yes, Blair needs to go – but until they slice out the cancer at the heart of the Labour party that is allowing the likes of Clarke to rise to positions of influence, none of them can be trusted. That cancer may be centred around Blair, but I fear it has already spread too far for the party to be saved without far more wide-ranging surgery…