A while back we commented on the potential fracturing of the “special relationship” between Britain and the United States. It’s been a one way street for some time now, as writers such […]
Just how greedy is Tony Blair, anyway?
Is there anything Tony Blair won’t do for money?
Unsolicited theatre review: Jerusalem
Jerusalem, by Jez Butterworth, has been one of the hits of the season here in London. There has been pretty much nothing but adulation for the play itself, and the performances, particularly […]
Gordon Brown at the Chilcot inquiry
Unlike his predecessor, Gordon Brown had a rather pleasant conversation with the Chilcot inquiry this afernoon. While Brown probably didn’t answer the questions people wanted him to answer, he accomplished what he set out to do–appear Prime Ministeral.
The next UK election
The forthcoming UK election may produce a hung Parliament in which no one wields real power. Two months ago it looked as if the Tories were well on their way to victory. What happened?
Nota Bene #103: Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse
“To take people from the music world and give them the same kind of credibility that you give me, Morgan Freeman, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker—that’s like an aberration. I know there’s some […]
Nota Bene #102: Dancing Limbaughs
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]
Blogging Blair (2)
Well, sadly, I couldn’t take my laptop into the auditorium, so it’s all written notes. You might as well head over to the Guardian Iraq Inquiry website for the live blog there. […]
OK, today is the big day. We’ve already had three hours of Tony Blair this morning, but they’re only letting the public in to either a morning or an afternoon session for […]
The Chilcot Iraq Inquiry leads up to interviewing Tony Blair onFriday. Before we get there, we’re gong to find out whether the Foreign Office thought the war was illegal.