AROUND THE WORLD: Brown seeks redemption from gaffe etc.
Slumped in the polls, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown wasted no time in his last-ditch performance before the May 6 election — using his opening remarks to neutralize Wednesday’s gaffe with a smart quip. “There is a lot to this job, and as you saw yesterday — I don’t get all of it right,” Brown said, referring to his gaffe. “But I do know how to run the economy in good times and in bad.”Word count: 559
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