“It’s almost as if New Labour didn’t happen”
People have started to define Labour by the past rather than the present. It’s almost as if New Labour didn’t happen. So when we ask people in focus groups, ‘What is the Labour party policy on the economy?’ They go back to the old fashioned tax and spend. That’s where they see Labour now.
From BBC Radio 4 Today programme last week, via Dan McCurry, a brilliant blog post on why Labour shouldn’t have sacked the lead singer for the bass player in 2007.Tagged in: Gordon Brown, New Labour, quotations, tony blair, treachery
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