cameron on benn March 14, 2014Posted by Bradley in : britishness , trackback
I am sorry to hear that Tony Benn has died. He was a magnificent writer, speaker, diarist and campaigner, with a strong record of public and political service. There was never a dull moment listening to him, even when you disagreed with everything he said
Is that really all he could think of to say? He might as well not have bothered. A magnificent writer? From the Guardian here’s part of what Shami Chakrabarti said:
In an age of spin, he was solid, a signpost and not a weathervane.
Nick Robinson writes that he was “one of the biggest political personalities this country has ever seen.”