Letter: A gong for Blair seems unbelievable to me

In the words of Victor Meldrew, once again “I don’t belieeeeeve it!”

Friday, 14th January 2022, 7:00 am

A gong for Blair, the PM who didn’t have a referendum, and against popular opinion, took us to war.

In doing so, he and his mate across the pond surely created the current Afghan/Iraq bedlam.

Toadying up to the then US President Bush Jnr, how on earth he can hold his head up high beats me.

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A letter this week is about Tony Blair's knighthood.

His post-parliamentary activities have gleaned him millions and doubtless with this gong, his personal appearance fee will increase considerably.

In my national daily paper, there was a double-page spread of those receiving New Year’s honours.

There were hundreds and the type was so small that a magnifying glass was needed to cram them all in (many richly deserved). In fact I felt that it was more exclusive to be left out!

Jeremy Biggin

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