Richard loves Richard: that is, I am I.
Shakespeare, Richard III
Gandalf as ring-lord would have been far worse than Sauron. Sauron multiplied evil, he left "good" clearly distinguishable from it. Gandalf would have made good detestable and seem evil.
1997: Blair's authoritarianism
1998: Blair's regressive welfare policy
1998: Blair's statism
11th September 2001
2002: Blair's drive to war
2003: Aftermath of Blair's war
2004: Arrest of Saddam Hussein
2006: Blair's Madness (1) - Leadership
2006: Blair's madness (2): Social Policy
2007: Killing of Saddam Hussein
2010: Blair defends drive to war
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But a half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor.Sandman
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