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Better than Profumo? Or just wishful thinking? July 18, 2011

Filed under: politics — anonfemphil @ 5:54 pm

Time magazine seems ready to help Cameron leave the government. I hope the British readers visiting here will get this all on the right track. Here’s Time:

David Cameron presented himself to British voters as the candidate of change. He certainly hasn’t let them down. The Prime Minister can claim personal responsibility for triggering a series of unexpected and convulsive changes to public life in Britain that have left Britons, in the words of one habitually understated government official, “gobsmacked and agog.” Over just two weeks, the turbulence has toppled Britain’s top cop and thrown London’s Metropolitan Police Service (widely known as the Met or Scotland Yard) into crisis, shuttered the nation’s biggest Sunday newspaper, led to the arrests of some of the most prominent names in journalism, revived the moribund career of Labour opposition leader Ed Miliband and shaken a global media empire to its foundations. And this is only the beginning as questions mount over the damage to Cameron’s own credibility.

Read more: http://globalspin.blogs.time.com/2011/07/18/call-scotland-yard-britains-prime-minister-is-in-deep-trouble/#ixzz1STqDWdmK

In case you are wondering about “Profumo,” wiki’s not bad on it.

 

“I’m not racist, but…”

Filed under: bias,language — Jender @ 11:31 am

A blog filled with examples of the sorts of things people say at the very same time as announcing their non-racism. And there’s “I’m not sexist but…”, devoted to similar matters.

(Thanks, Logoskaieros!)

 

 
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