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Brown and McBride: still partners in crime

Brown and McBride: still partners in crime
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So it's as we suspected: Gordon Brown hasn't ditched "McBride" after all.  Here's a great insight from the Telegraph's Alex Singleton:

"Before Mr Brown appeared on the Andrew Marr Show on May 31, he discussed his lines with Mr McBride by text message. This surely puts him at the heart of Gordon Brown's inner circle.

Given Mr McBride's nickname - McPoison - isn't it time Mr Brown found a more positive source of spin? And doesn't it make the Prime Minister's attempt to distance himself from Mr McBride and his smear emails look rather hollow?"

Says it all, really.