Labour must learn to love the market because it is the best route to delivering the party's core goals of a stronger economy and a fairer society. That was the message from Chancellor Gordon Brown yesterday, reclaiming his mantle as one of the party's original modernisers. Mr Brown told the Social Market Foundation that it was time for the left to abandon "kneejerk" opposition to the market.
This is taken from a Guardian article three years ago. I guess the honeymoon is over and about time too. But nobody was going to burst the bubble, until, of course, it burst on its own.
Hopefully such mistrust can be transferred to the electorate and to union membership.