Of course, with Bill Clinton, it was just the opposite. Just as people here were trying to run him out of office, over there, they admired him.
Either we’re ignorant of the real Blair and they were ignorant of the real Clinton or it’s something else: Distance let’s statesman be statesman. Distance lets them rise above the petty sniping of politics. Distance — like time — puts them in a truer perspective.
Britain is wrong about Blair. We’re right.