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Brown's claim of saving the world was ridiculed in Britain

As an American, the visceral disdain for Gordon Brown amongst my friends and colleagues in Britain has long perplexed me. Today, the biggest problem facing Britain remains the fallout of the financial crisis. No one can sensibly fault Gordon Brown’s actions during this incredibly difficult time. Meanwhile, the Tories’ fixation on the deficit will lead to massive spending cuts that will threaten the fragile economic recovery.…

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