Bad Days For Blair

Before the week is out, Tony Blair may discover whether he can remain Prime Minister--and if he can, whether the office is still worth holding. First there is the culmination of weeks of feverish campaigning to contain a Labour Party rebellion over his plan to increase university budgets by making students pay more. A defeat on this bill would mean a central plank of Blair's push to rejuvenate British education would stand rejected by his own M.P.s. Then there is the expected release of a long-awaited report on the suicide of David Kelly, the weapons scientist who was caught in a...

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