7 Mar 2008
"the Blair Faith Foundation..."
The Blair Which Foundation? "The Blair Faith Foundation"? Ye of little, or too much, or bad faith -- come one, come all, and learn about all the great similarities between the "three great abrahamic faiths," by the man who told us proudly that he had not only read the Qur'an, found it truly inspiring, and now carried it around with him, the way other people carry around a copy of Shakespeare's "Sonnets," in order to dip into it now and again, for mental refreshment.
What is it with these people who keep naming things after themselves, ad maiorem gloriam of me, me, me? The Clinton World Initiative. The Blair Faith Foundation. Not a hint of embarrassment? Not a glint of shame?
He's one more of those who sound much better than they really are. His brisk voice is bright and self-confident, and he always gained by comparison with our tongue-tied dyslexic president. Coming down the pike is another would-be leader, with a dignified and deep-voiced delivery, but the delivery is of vaguenesses and banalities, and there is no evidence that there is any there there, and much to suggest otherwise. But nowadays, that's no barrier to entry.