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The Daily Mail website now seems to be devoted to parodies designed to trick me into adding its headlines to my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No. I have fallen for it again. Here, thanks to my friend Graham (you don’t think I read this stuff myself, do you?), is number 608:
Are Cameron [...]
Anyone watching Prime Minister’s Questions on television (or what we must learn to call video, as live-streamed on computer) or listening on the radio will have missed the off-camera and off-microphone entertainment provided by Ed Balls.
While Ed Miliband and David Cameron were engaged in a six-round argument about whether NHS waiting times had risen or [...]
On the 8th of April a vicious massacre took place in Camp Ashraf, Northern Iraq, home for the past 20 years to more than 3400 Iranian dissidents. Under relentless pressure from the Iranian government, the Iraqi military sent 5 Divisions of heavily armed troops with tanks and armoured vehicles to mow down unarmed men and women in a brutal assault that shocked the civilised world.
Clive Crook says “had the bin Laden operation gone wrong, it would have been all over for Mr Obama.” Well, that’s probably what conservative commentators like Crook would have argued. But that doesn’t make it true, or fair.
I spent this morning at the Bank of England’s Inflation Report press conference. Talk about inflation. Far too much of the time was eaten up by a series of Socratic dialogues between BBC personalities and the Governor. So some of us had no chance to get a word in edgeways, even though we strictly observe the convention that it is supposed to be one query per correspondent, not three or four.
Okay, there were no actual shocks – there rarely are – but it wasn’t a bad round of the Cup, was it?
It certainly wasn’t from where I sat, with three teams toying with a possible upset.
First up were Leigh, who were truly magnificent in their 22-16 defeat by the Catalans. It could easily have gone [...]
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