The killing of Tony Blair begins
Anyone who's managed to make enemies out of Britain's New Labour, Christopher Hitchens, and the U.S. Senate must be doing something right.
George Galloway has done all those things, and now the lovably thorny U.K. Member of Parliament—who was booted from the Labour Party when he refused to support the "war" in Iraq—has launched a Kickstarter campaign to make his film, The Killing of Tony Blair.
Galloway hopes his project will precipitate the former British prime minister's long march to the Hague for war crimes. That'll never happen, of course. But in the interest of balancing the historical record, Galloway's pitch is dynamite:
"I’m making the definitive documentary about the Blair years. Years of war and plunder, death and destruction, corruption and disillusion. Tony Blair killed the Labour Party as we knew it. He and George W. Bush helped kill a million people in disastrous wars and Blair is currently making a financial killing out of both."
Galloway is offering nothing less than the "inside story" with his film. After launching the campaign on August 28, it took only days to raise the £50,000 he needed to get the project started.