no.10

Fly on the wall

Strange Encounters at No.10 Shortly after 9/11, some Muslim community representatives were summoned by Prime Minister Tony Blair. His Rasputin-like Director of Communications, Alistair Campbell, assumed that the Muslim leaders would obediently come ‘on message’ in backing the imminent war in Afghanistan. He sidled up to the Muslim delegation, and breathing down heavily, announced, “You guys have got a selling job…