Monthly Archives: November 2008

Run For The Hills

So it looks like Hillary Clinton is going to accept Obama’s offer of Secretary of State. You just can’t keep that family down. I think it’s a good choice on the whole. What will it mean for Clinton’s presidential ambitions? … Continue reading

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Local Heroes

A busy day at the BBC. The tabloids denied their extra pound of flesh, Jonathon Ross free to continue at the BBC. Heavily shackled no doubt but free to continue. The big news though was the block put on the … Continue reading

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Brown’s Bubble Bounces On

Much as predictions can be dangerous territory: It now looks as if Labour have held on in the Glenrothes by election. Couple of things if this is confirmed. It now seems clear that Brown will lead Labour into the next … Continue reading

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The Clock Is Ticking

A few hours to go. By this time tomorrow we should know if Barack Obama is to become the next president of the United States. I tend to be of the opinion, despite all the talk of this being a … Continue reading

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Election Fever

The US election, the Glenrothes by election and, more importantly, the Edinburgh council by election for the Forth seat. A big week all in all. I was treated to a miniscule insight into how hard it must be for both … Continue reading

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English Cricket All Out

Caught in the headlights of the Indian Premier League, stunned by a changing game that was rapidly spinning out of their control, the English Cricket Board brought this debacle on themselves. You might call it hubris but really the players … Continue reading

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Not Over Yet

Well then. Ross suspended. Brand gone. Lesley Douglas gone. Chris Evans in tears. Paul Gambaccini whining on about “I told you so’s.” But the moral outrage and the long dark nights of the soul at the BBC are not, of … Continue reading

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