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In search of a European identity

Running across the hills of Fife while talking about international development policy

Great profile/interview with Gordon Brown in today’s Guardian magazine – here.

“When people talk about party politics it is almost purely in the sense of ambitions – who’s up, who’s down, who’s in, who’s out. But it would be outrageous if that’s what drove people on. The only point of being around is to get something done.”

But rather than the politics, this is a great insight into Brown the man. Could the Guardian be trying to build up public sympathy for him prior to a full-on leadership bid? Who cares? It’s a nice piece, and he comes across as a genuinely decent bloke. A rare thing in politics…

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