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The TFT Guide To... The Blairs on holiday

This week the Blairs were criticised for having a free holiday courtesy of the distinctly dodgy Italian prime minister Sylvio Berlusconi. Previous holiday choices have been equally questionable, including a stay at Geoffrey Robinson's Tuscan villa, and a holiday in Egypt, courtesy of a government that imprisons and tortures dissidents. They've even enjoyed the hospitality of fellow God-botherer Cliff Richard, staying at his humble pad in Barbados. So what other holidays do the Blairs have planned?

13 August 2004

1) A fortnight in Jeddah, provided by the house of Saud. Blairs much impressed by the Saudi government's 'Tough on Adultery, Tough on the Causes of Adultery (Women)' policy.

2) A fortnight in the Seychelles courtesy of McDonalds. Blairs enjoy a range of free seminars, including 'McDonalds: First Choice for Outsourced School Dinners', 'Ketchup: Actually A Fruit', and 'Is Your Child Getting Their Daily Requirement of McNuggets?'

3) A fortnight in the Bahamas, paid for by P-Diddy. Blairs maintain they are unimpressed by showbiz figures. P-Diddy later made Chancellor of the Exchequer.

4) A fortnight in Indonesia, courtesy of the Indonesian government. Blairs and Indonesian premier swap modest gifts: 50 Hawk 'training' planes from Britain, a suitcase of cash from Indonesia.

5) A fortnight in Hell. Blairs said to be 'much impressed by the Devil's convincing case for a fiendish dominion of pure evil'.



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