Peter Hoskin

Brown claims it’s 1945 all over again

Brown claims it's 1945 all over again
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So we've heard before that Brown is "obsessed" with Winston Churchill and, in his mind, wants to avoid the wartime leader's fate as a Prime Minister who guided Britian through a crisis only to be answered with a thumping in the polls.

In which case, it's rather odd that Brown should write this in the campaign document that he's releasing today:  

"This is the stark choice facing the British people at the next election. The choice will be as stark as 1945."

So who's Brown meant to be?  Churchill or Attlee?  Or some alternate universe Churchill who won the 1945 election?  CoffeeHousers, I leave the answer to you…