A Tale of Two Fathers

7 07 2012

Category: Politics

An off-hand remark by a Prime Minister and the state of a nation is revealed. Who’s the Prime Minister, and what did he say?

Tony Blair, ever, you know, quotable, told a cabinet colleague (click here) that he wanted his children to go to an elite school because he didn’t want them ending up likeĀ Harold Wilson’s children.

“I want them to do better than that.”

Thanks to the Daily Mail’s seeming obsession with Prime Ministers’ children we can see what happened to both Prime Ministers’ children. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aristotle

28 06 2012

Category; Politics

The enduring appeal of Aristotle; in 5 minutes, with 20 slides, via Supernanny, Tony Blair and Simon Cowell…