It’s also a policy presented by the leader of the party and state with the presentational flourish of Mussolini. Illiberal policies, from an authoritarian government, illustrated by the leader in action, posing for the press scrubbing anti-social graffiti off the wall. In China they execute enemies of state for writing pro-democracy slogans on walls.
UPDATE: Others think North Korea’s Divine Leader, not Mussolini or Lee Kuan Yew, is the model for Blair. Guido thinks they may be wrong since relatively liberal North Korea only has 60 days detention without trial.