The scorched earth policy being put into effect by New Labour and their glorious New Leader was recognised from the moment of the defenestration of Blair. It had been going on for years previously with Brown installed permanently at the Treasury, but was masked by Blair's electoral appeal as 'a pretty straight kind of guy' - so very different from the kind of guy next door.
Now Brown has ploughed over the ruins of the City and is sowing the fields with salt.
Hang 'em High
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