Saturday, March 29, 2008
The Prime Minister does what he’s told
Mislaid in Britain: Luggage and the Prime Minister;
“The prime minister got lost,” the Queen was heard to say in video footage of the photo-op moment. “He disappeared the wrong way … at the crucial moment.”...
In the end, the mix-up offered the added bonus of reaffirming the Queen’s pre-eminence in her realm. “The Prime Minister does what he’s told on these occasions,” a spokesman for Mr. Brown told reporters.