Opinion Analysis

Sunday 24 September 2017

James Downey: FF struggles to escape the shadows of its past

MEGALOMANIA seems to be an occupational hazard for national leaders -- and not only in big countries. Who can forget Charles J Haughey's delusions of grandeur?

Tony Blair has his own unique way of showing that he, too, suffers from the syndrome and he has demonstrated it in his sensational memoirs and an extended BBC interview.

He insists that the next Labour leader must follow the New Labour -- in other words the Blairite -- agenda down to the last millimetre (his word).

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