“But Gordon? ’He can’t defeat Cameron,’ Tony told me. Blair believed Cameron had major strengths - political timing, a winning personality and a natural ability to communicate to Middle England that Gordon would be unable to match,” he added.A Blair spokesperson denies the comment, but public sentiment seems to confirm he would say such a thing.
Apr 27, 2008
Blair thinks Labour bound for defeat
A new book from a close confidant of Tony Blair says that the former prime minister does not believe his successor Gordon Brown can defeat Conservative Party leader David Cameron.