Blair’s Revenge On Brown Splits Labour says The Daily Telegraph gleefully.
The Guardian meanwhile has a story on Blair The Zealot saying his book reveals a seriously dysfunctional mindset.
The sheer brutality of Tony Blair’s attacks on Gordon Brown, which amount to character assassdination threaten to split Labour so deeply the party will sing into another period of internicine conflicts thus consigning itself to the electoral wilderness for a generation.
Published on the day Labour members received their leadership ballot papers, the former prime minister’s detailed and sustained criticism of his successor in his memoir has prompted extreme reactions from former cabinet colleagues.
Some said it risked reopening the conflicts that marred the New Labour era and could be extremely damaging as the party tried to move on from its general election defeat. Figures close to Mr Brown retaliated by accusing Blair of being “delusional.”
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