Alex Massie

Of course, Gordon has always admired Maggie...

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Neil Harvey-Smith, gingerly returning to blogging after time in the Canadian wilderness, observes the latest example of Gordon Brown's cynicism. Today's message: he admires Margaret Thatcher very much. Yesterday's message: her "doctrinaire prejudice" failed Britain. That's not, incidentally, a view from 1983 but from a 1989 book he published titled, Where There Is Greed; Margaret Thatcher and the Betrayal of Britain's Future.

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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