the economy is about as healthy as might be expected given the world situation.
There is some unease that he has happily stuck his head so far over the parapet that he's almost inviting retaliation from OBL as America's bulldog. A lot of people in London are quite worried about it - it wouldn't take a very big nuclear bomb to kill a lot of people.
Otherwise he has chameleon-like qualities which means he tries to be all things to all men. In the Daily Telegraph he's photographed sipping tea from a bone chine cup. In the Daily Mirror it's an effing great mug with the spoon still in it. His voice changes too. No one is quite sure which is the real Tony Blair.
His own Labour (leftwing) Party is also unsure. He certainly isn't any kind of socialist.
Personally I think he's doing a good job.
Posted on Nov 16, 2001, 9:41 AM from IP address 126.96.36.199