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Brown’s ‘bigot’ blunder plunges Labour campaign into crisis

The Times, 29 April 2010
Publié le : 29 avril 2010
 Roland Watson 

"Gordon Brown prostrated himself as a penitent sinner yesterday after a brush with a voter triggered a calamitous chain of events that threatened to derail Labour on the eve of tonight's pivotal TV debate.

"The Prime Minister spent an unscheduled 45 minutes inside the terraced house of Gillian Duffy apologising to the Labour-supporting widow for insulting her behind her back.

"His muttered description of her as a bigoted woman, picked up by a microphone as he drove off from their combative but apparently friendly encounter, plunged Labour's high command into its most serious crisis of the campaign."

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