The PM’s (new) dividing line

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* Prime Minister Gordon Brown, speaking at the launch of Labour's election manifesto in Birmingham.

Mehdi Hasan is a contributing writer for the New Statesman and the co-author of Ed: The Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader. He was the New Statesman's senior editor (politics) from 2009-12.

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