Pay no attention to Tony Blair’s interview on Sky News this morning (still the master of the Vacuo-Olympian sound bite: “It’s really important to distinguish between a coalition that is a marriage of conviction and a coalition that is a marriage of convenience”).
Fine Question to Which the Answer is No asked by Time magazine: number 827 in my cult series, soon to be published in book form.
A snippet from Matthew d’Ancona’s column in the Evening Standard today:
Most (though by no means all) of Cameron’s strategists believe that a plebiscite on any aspect of Britain’s relationship with the European Union would tear the Coalition to pieces. Better, the thinking goes, to wait for a fully Tory government, draw up a checklist of [...]
And now, the Julian Assange Commemorative Edition of Questions to Which the Answer is No. This is number 826 in the long-running series, asked by Guess Which Newspaper.
Number 823 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked, of the Presidential Dog (pictured), by Politico. Apparently someone has done a serious study of political pets.
Number 820 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by Huffington Post.
This headline may look like a cheap way of bulking out my own series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, but I ask it in a genuine spirit of inquiry. I am puzzled by the absence of any serious economic commentator who suggests that the euro will survive for longer than a few years [...]
Outstanding number 817 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No. Asked by Foreign Policy. Thanks to Ian Leslie, author of the outstanding Marbury blog and the outstanding Born Liars book.
Those are microbes that rise from underground singing “Thriller” in falsetto voices, presumably. Number 813 in the long-running series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, coming shortly to bookshops near you. This one is asked by NPR, National Public Radio in the US, for whom “zombie” seems to mean “extra-terrestrial”.
Thanks to Roger.
Number 814 [...]
Andrew Sullivan in The Daily Beast asks number 811 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, in the headline on an article about Mormonism. Possibly not a genuine QTWTAIN (I don’t think Sullivan believes the US Constitution was foretold in 1st-century Judaea), unless it is rephrased to ask, “Does Mitt Romney [...]
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