The morning before a million plus people marched London’s storied boulevards and spilled into Hyde Park for the nation’s largest ever demonstration, Tony Blair desperately sought the safety of his moral highlands as he spoke to the nation from the podium of a Labor Party conference. "Ridding the world of Saddam Hussein would be an act of humanity," he told his party faithful, the leadership of which would put aside significant differences and rally around him in the hours following the anti-war rally. "It is leaving [Hussein] there that is inhumane." In a dramatic about-face, the Prime Minister hoped to co-opt the largely humanitarian logic of the anti-war appeal, which by some polls, sways over 60 percent of... More >>>