They would have been wiser to have conscripted him into the Army and let him serve on the front line for a year or so. He might then realise what a pills up he made of the decision to send our lads somewhere were they have no business being.
Richard Littlejohn put it very neatly about his final days in office:
"The future's bright, the future's greenback. But still Bwana Blair can't quite tear himself away from the theatre which gave him his big break.
"The show's over, but Blair's still up there on stage performing one last number, even though the house lights have gone up, the punters have gone home and the cleaners are stacking the chairs and sweeping away the popcorn."