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Where Will it All End? Trying to Make Sense of the Chaos

Where Will it All End? Trying to Make Sense of the Chaos

Reviewing just a small amount of election coverage this morning reminded me of a very old and rather pathetic joke … What do triggernometry and an erection have in common? Answer: The more you think about them, the harder they get. Ha-blood-ha. However, it does kind of sum up how I and a few others [...]

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TV debate

We’ve Heard It All Before, Honest

Finally we can all relax, the battles are over and all that’s left for us to do is decide who wins the war. In fairness, the last debate made pretty compelling viewing because it was the first one to live up to the description. In parts it looked more like a playground squabble, but at [...]

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Cameron, Clegg and the politics of sincerity

Cameron, Clegg and the politics of sincerity

I bet David Cameron is ruing the day he agreed to take part in the live TV debates.

There he was, happily topping every popularity poll for the last two-and-a-half years; confident all he had to do was continue along the same road to No 10. What could possibly go wrong?
Well everything, apparently. It appears 90 [...]

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A very ’social’ election

A very ’social’ election

As the UK’s political leaders posture, bicker, jostle and spar towards May 6, one of the few things that unites them is their collective enthusiasm for social media. Buoyed by Barrack Obama’s immense success with the discipline in the run up to his inauguration, Labour, the Lib Dems, and particularly the Tories, can all list [...]

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