Bobo history

How apt that Tony Blair should be a Bobo ("Why Tony Blair is a Bobo", 31 July). The tyrannical monster Montgomery Burns (of The Simpsons fame) has a teddy bear called Bobo - a plaything of a rich man.

D J Maughan
Orpington, Kent

This article first appeared in the 14 August 2000 issue of the New Statesman, So, who still wants to be a millionaire?