Alex Massie

Canterbury and Downing Street

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Gordon Brown may be a son of the Manse, but it's the Archbishop of Canterbury, of all people, who has picked up a presbyterian cudgel with which to whack the Prime Minister. To wit:

The Archbishop of Canterbury criticised the government's fiscal stimulus package on Thursday, likening it to "an addict returning to a drug."

Then again, it hardly matters. It's not as though many people listen to the Church of England anyway....

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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