Monday, April 29, 2013

Six of the Best 347

Paul Goodman from Conservative Home joins David Cameron as he meets Tory workers on the campaign trail: "They respect the Prime Minister's office, clearly admire him, even like him - and seem to think that he's doing his best. But I get no sense, as I did when I used to watch Margaret Thatcher talking to party members, that they feel he's One of Us."

Where Worlds Collide finds that "The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin" anticipated the rise of UKIP way back in the 1970s.

Writing on Ceasefire, Robert Kazandjian explains why the battle to have the Armenian genocide of 1915 recognised matters.

"There is little sense in shouting against the wind, but the blog—the blog as a thematically or personally coherent space containing an individual's or a subject's specific interests, commitments, attitudes—was a great thing, and its decline is saddening." Blogging is so over, argues Marc Tracy on New Republic.

"If elected, Steve will attend every meeting, sub-committee, surgery and so on, but nevertheless will pledge to use all his basic expenses as a KCC councillor (approx. £12,000 p.a.) to support the celebration of the anniversary of Marcel Duchamp in Herne Bay." Steve Coombes - Duchampion is standing on a novel ticket in the Kent resort.

My Tonight from Shrewsbury on otters, saxophones and the town's railway bridge.

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