A revolt against the male

Ros Coward looks at why the WI’s forces of decency unleashed ‘crone power’ against a decent man

Most commentators have overlooked the fact that what happened between Tony Blair and the Women’s Institute last week had a deeply personal element.

They have downplayed what happened as a spin-doctor fiasco or a confrontation between Left and Right. The Daily Mirror has managed to present the WI as ‘Blue Rinse Tories’, more evil than the November 17 group.

Full article: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2000/jun/11/labour.labour1997to991