Drily witty, based on 9 years of research from the vantage point of the Adam Smith Institute, Britain's oldest and most prestigious think tank, "The Rotten State of Britain" describes it as it is: under Gordon Brown leadership, Britain has achieved that sinking feeling. In this biting analysis of the government's reputation for economic and social prudence, Eamonn Butler shows how over 12 years a way of thinking has settled in that has caused the rot. 
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