Friday, June 17, 2011

Who would have thought?

Putting the ghastly Baroness Ashton into bat on just about anything would, one might have thought, guarantee failure. But, when you look at her opposition, it is hardly surprising that she has managed to pull a fast one at the UN.

When it comes to battling with "Europe" however, the "Rolls Royce minds" of the FCO are closer to a British Leyland Marina. The enarques – and it is they who will have leveraged Ashton her win – will have seen them coming and, as always, run rings round them.