The Spectator

Where Cherie goes wrong

Where Cherie goes wrong
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Fiona Millar has a piece in The Guardian today defending herself from some of the implicit criticisms made of her in the Cherie Blair documentary.

Much of the criticism Cherie received might have been excessively harsh, but Millar is surely right in this criticism of Blair:

“her famed intelligence clearly deserts her if she still can't see that the primary job of anyone employed at No 10 is to protect the interests of the prime minister and his office. If his spouse wants to do things that might bring that office into disrepute, the job of those who work for him is to intervene. Sometimes that means giving uncomfortable advice.”