Monday, December 13, 2010

The thing with Tony

that no one seems to want to say is that he's really just not that bright.



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5 comments:

Mark Scott Abeln said...

Blair???? One could argue that he is on the opposing side. Not that I know the state of his soul, of course.

Steve said...

If the Lord does not build the house in vain do its builders labour.

BillyHW said...

That debate was painful to watch.

Barbsie said...

After reading George Weigel's review of Tony Blair's autobiography in the Dec issue of First Things, I didn't expect much from the debate. SIGH. Couldn't bring myself to watch/read through the transcript

Felix said...

It's not about whether Tony B is bright or not. (He's not dumb.)

The point is that his strength is charm and "niceness". But these qualities don't win out in a real debate.

And, of course, debating requires that you know what you actually stand for ...