Reading (In)Comprehension

Melanie Phillips is distressed at the Prime Minister’s failure to give the speech that Melanie Phillips would have given to the Labour Party conference earlier today. He has, therefore, “muffed it”, “bottled out”, and “made precisely the leap of logic which has given such impetus to the anti-war zealots”, and so on and so forth.

OK, moving along…

Then, she finds another part of the speech over which to become exercised…

And remember when to be in favour of gay rights was to be a loony leftie, race relations was political correctness, and Red Ken frightened people even as brave as your own leadership? Now the parties compete for the gay vote, unite against the BNP and Ken has led and won the debate on congestion charging and community policing. So many things that used to divide our country bitterly, now unite it in healthy consensus…

Think for a moment about what this passage indicates to you.Then follow this link and find out what it indicates to Melanie Phillips about Mr Blair.

Then goggle a bit, giggle a bit, and after that go and pour yourself a large drink.

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