London - Clutching some onion slivers inside a silk monogrammed hanky the weepy-faced ex-UK Prime Monster sobbed quietly as pix of Colonel Gaddafi lying in a Misrata butcher's shop window went viral this weekend.
The $10 million-per annum JP Morgan 'adviser' famously delivered a WMD-free Libya back into the Global Piss Process fold after decades of pariah status and hundreds of missed opportunities for BP to tap into the country's vast crude reserves.
"Look - I'm absolutely no fan of these oil-rich tyrants," I'm-a-straight-kinda-guy Blair told reporters outside his home, "but he was the People's Dictator and beloved by millions for his er, billions.
"The sheer co-incidence of Gaddafi family bank accounts getting suddenly moved to JP Morgan just before the first shelling of Tripoli this year was just that - a complete fluke in global banking terms.
"Wanna buy a signed copy of my memoir sequel, Three Nights In The Desert With Cousin Muammar, an utter snip at fifty quid?"