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Tony Blair named “Philanthropist of the Year” – Twitter doesn’t agree

3rd Sep 14 11:18 am

Prepare for your jaw to drop, dear reader, because Tony Blair has been named “Philanthropist of the Year” at the GQ Men Of The Year awards.

What for? No, not for advising a Kazakh dictator on a speech after a massacre of unarmed protesters.

But for establishing three charities: The Tony Blair Sports Foundation, his Faith Foundation and his Africa Governance Initiative.

Accepting the award at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, Blair, 61, said: “I would like to dedicate this award to the people that work with and for my organisations.”

Twitter wasn’t happy with GQ’s choice, take a look at some of the reactions:







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