Hon. Fiend referring to the Blunkett Monday last week;
So on balance, I reckon this will be the turning point. Provided Budd doesn’t put the boot in (and his report is published at about lunch time on Xmas Day) public sympathy will now see Squire Blunkett through (unless the other noblemen decide it’s time he spent more time in the forests of the North). By the time we all sober up and get back to Weight Watchers in the new year, he’ll be in the clear and perhaps even somewhat ennobled – a tough man who can find it in his heart to love.
Two days later on Wednesday the Blunkett resigns after Budd whispers in his ear about the smoking email. Oops.
On Friday this peculiar headline appears;
Steve Bowbrick guestblogging:
So, did we call it right on Blunkett? I’d like to think so.