From the daily archives:

Sunday, February 28, 2016

US primaries #11: Super Tuesday

February 28, 2016

Tuesday sees the biggest test for the Presidential hopefuls: Super Tuesday where a quarter of the delegates for both parties are up for grabs. So far, the Democrats have elected a total of 156 delegates, and the Republicans a total of 130, through the February primaries. Tuesday’s haul dwarfs those figures: in a single day, […]

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Week 9: Prat – Sarah Vine

February 28, 2016

This week’s prat award goes to Sarah Vine, for once again providing indiscreet comments about her life with husband and Justice Secretary, Michael Gove, and in this case, giving a blow by blow account about Michael’s formative wrestlings with his Brexit conscience. Yes, it must have been a pretty bloody difficult decision for an incumbent […]

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Week 9: Villain – George Osborne

February 28, 2016

This week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer is our villain for announcing new spending cuts This week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that the state of the world economy necessitated even further spending cuts, on top of those announced last year. Observers of Gideon Osborne may have noted a pattern here. When it is politically […]

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US primaries #10: Clinton’s South Carolina victory

February 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s emphatic victory in South Carolina removes any doubts that she will be nominated We predicted that Hillary Clinton would win the South Carolina primary with some ease. But we expected a victory on the scale of the two-to-one basis indicated by the polls – in the end the victory was closer to three-to-one. […]

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