I wonder if he’s trying to send a message to the Barack White House. And if he is, why use the international media?
First up a bit of soft soap…
Brown hails Obama as ‘new hope’
Then he warns everyone that he’s gonna warn everyone…
Gordon Brown to warn Barack Obama over protectionism
Gordon Brown to warn Barack Obama on dangers of protectionism
Since then Downing St have been desperate to warn everyone everywhere…
Britain’s Brown warns against protectionism
Brown urges US to avoid moving toward protectionism
Brown warns US against protectionism
Brown Warns Against Protectionism
British PM urges Obama to lead global change
And so it goes on…
Strange way to offer advice to one’s friend (wind up world media, then send in direction of the transition building). Has this sort of thing gone right to his head?