From the daily archives:

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Santorum Romps To Victory in Kansas

March 11, 2012

If Mitt Romney had hoped that he was now a shoe-in for the Republican nomination following Super Tuesday, Republicans in Kansas have other ideas. In yesterday’s caucus, he took a paltry 21% and his leading rival Rick Santorum wiped the floor with him, taking a massive 52% of the vote. The chart below summarises the […]

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#418: 2011, The Civil Wars, Barton Hollow

March 11, 2012

I know George has managed to find a 2012 song to post, but Ray and I are still on the search. And just as Ray managed to make a false turn to come up with a great 2011 song, so have I. I’ve a kind of an excuse though: Barton Hollow was  only released in […]

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Week 10: Villain – Shirley Williams

March 11, 2012

This Week’s Villain of the Week is Shirley Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby It gives me no pleasure to pen this week’s Villain of the Week – as a young Lib-Dem apparatchik I worked closely with Shirley Williams on a Lib-Dem Employment Policy Paper. I found her to be incredibly intelligent with absolute integrity, as […]

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Week 10: Hero – Lionel Messi

March 11, 2012

This week’s Hero of the Week, for his five goal performance in the Champions League – Argentina and Barcelona Number 10 – Lionel Messi Far and away the greatest footballer that ever lived who was named Lionel! Of course, we’ve never met him, but, he’s one of those footballers who you like to imagine is […]

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Week 10: Prat – David Cameron

March 11, 2012

This week, our ward for the biggest prat of the last seven days goes to the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP In a week when posh actor Dominic West bizarrely commented that being posh had almost the same stigma attached to it as being a paedophile, our award for Prat of the […]

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