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Blair Out as President of Europe

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Thank God the European countries have finally seen sense:

Hours after Gordon Brown
delivered his strongest statement of support for Blair – disclosing
that he had spoken to him earlier this week – British sources indicated
that the former prime minister was unlikely to assume the high-profile

"It would be right to describe Tony's chances as fading," one British source said. "Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel are not terribly enthusiastic. Silvio Berlusconi remains his strongest backer."