AS TONY Blair jetted his way through the Gulf area, meeting Kuwaiti
sheikhs, lecturing to British squaddies and kissing Iraqi children in
one big photo-opportunity, evidence was growing that he and US president
Bush lied about Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
CLARE SHORT left Blair’s cabinet with a bang. Her resignation speech
contained a withering attack on the "control freakery" of the Blairite
"clique" at the top of the party and Blair’s "presidential" rule by
"diktat". Her attacks will have found an echo amongst many people,...