Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Blair 'not the Messiah' - shock claim

Following the stirling example set by Nick Cohen's mother, the mother of Tony Blair has questioned the widespread belief that Blair was sent from heaven to bring peace and goodwill to all on earth. Since leaving office, many expect Blair to use his apparently miraculous powers to bring peace to the Middle East, a task expected to take him a week or so, before making poverty history, saving the planet from the threat of environmental catastrophe and then cashing in by publishing his memoirs.

Son of Gord

Yet now Blair's own mother has cast doubt that her son has these powers. 'He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy' she told reporters yesterday, alluding to his various murderous imperial adventures while British Prime Minister and suggesting that he should be sitting in an international criminal court rather than being held up as some sort of respectable politician committed to peace... (cont. p.94.)

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