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23rd May 2010
TWO EDS ARE WORSE THAN ONE
Sky reported after the Big Eds discovered their voices and consciences on Iraq. David Miliband has urged Labour Party members not to make the Iraq war an issue in the leadership race, in response to his brother Ed’s and Ed Balls’ raising of it.
Ed Balls was the first former cabinet minister to declare outright that it was “wrong”, while Ed Miliband said the decision had been “catastrophic” for Labour support.
Their comments have been seen as attempts to distance themselves from the two other leading candidates – Andy Burnham and David Miliband – who both voted in favour of the war.
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