Just William, just panicking again over ‘President’ Blair

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    16th November, 2009

    FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2009 file photo, Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair attends a reception in London. Very soon, Europeans from Denmark to Bulgaria will wake up to the reality of having their very first president, one person world leaders can call when they want to talk to Europe. It's taken a lot of history to get here. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson, Pool, File)

    The Financial Times reports that shadow Foreign Secretary William Hague is leaning on Gordon Brown to drop his support for Tony Blair for the EU presidency.

    No?

    Quel surpris!

    Getting nervous again, are we, Mr Hague?

    The FT asks that readers do not use their articles, copying and pasting, etc. I hope they will ignore this small snip. My readers will have to visit the FT to read the rest of this interesting article.

    ‘The low profile of the frontrunners is worrying some EU diplomats who believe a Van Rompuy-D’Alema double act would fail to impress Beijing and Washington. One said: “We’ve been talking about these jobs for almost 10 years and it is now almost as if people are getting cold feet about giving them to serious global players.”’

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