Well probably not with a lot in his own party, but the FT predicts that Tony Blair may pull up the drawbridge on a lot of his would be attackers after a few days of ‘sound and fury’ after Lord Goldsmith’s legal advice to Tony Blair about the legality of the Iraq war was leaked to the press.Emily Bell thinks the BBC may even have landed itself in hot water over its handling of the matter. She’s clearly in combative mood, as she lams into the tardy old British (Pooterish?) blogosphere. Needless to say, some of them are fighting back!
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