1.) Clive Woodward says there are three kinds of people in a team—the warrior, the leader and the talent. “Some people are all three, of course. I like to think I was part warrior, part leader and I was a talent in the Blair government.”
2.) The Alistair Campbell technique for stress release—rubbing the thumb and forefinger together. “It just calms me down, like when I’m at the Iraq inquiry, coming under aggressive questioning.”
3.) He didn’t put Vladimir Putin on the cover of his book—because to do so would imply a positive view of Putin. Campbell admits that Putin has been a success—“if you believe that politics is exercising power.” He had an unpleasant experience with him in the build-up to the Iraq War, Campbell says. Putin just lost it, screaming at Tony Blair. “He was just vicious,” recalled Campbell, with a shudder.
Open mike 17/07/2014
Open mike 18/10/2013
Jesse Mulligan is already apologizing for his pisspoor interview of Blair’s most brutal henchman.
Radio New Zealand National, Tuesday 27 October 2015, 3:10 p.m.
He lacks insight, originality, intellect, courage, wisdom, humour, …
Just look at what this Democratic Party candidate says to impress voters.