Blairy Poppins claims that she and her best friend W seek to make the world a safer place.
We are told that we are now engaged in a war against terror, and that there is now a "crescent of evil" threatening us.
Blairy states that his policies are designed to improve our security and safety. In fact he is so convinced that his and W's policies are working, that he is on holiday in Bermuda and his Foreign Secretary is in her caravan.
This being the case, why has the well respected International Crisis Group just issued this then?
"July 2006 was the grimmest month
for conflict prevention around the world in three years.
In 36 months of publishing CrisisWatch,
the International Crisis Group has not recorded such severe deteriorations in so many conflict situations as in the past month,
and several have significant regional and global implications."
Does it not occur to Blairy and W that they may actually be wrong, and that in fact their policies may well be making some things worse?
As said, condition: CRITICAL