Formerly one of the big guns of world government, Gordon Brown could only get one reporter to show up for one of his speeches.
It made me wonder how many speeches scheduled by former rulers never make the news, because not even one reporter shows up to report that there was only one reporter there. 🙂
The U.N. — providing opportunities for former leaders to make speeches no one cares to hear.
OK, now that I’ve had my fun at the expense of Gordon Brown and the U.N., there really is a point here. No matter how important I think I am, I could be within a couple years of planning a speech and have no one come….