March 31, 2011
by Paul

PMQs: Handbags and put-downs

Cross-posted from Liberal Democrat Voice It’s funny how a simple statement of congratulations on a planned wedding can’t be accepted in the Commons without a “handbag moment” (see Reeves/Mortimer) dredging up twenty year-old events. Ed Miliband thanked David Cameron for … Continue reading

March 22, 2011
by Paul

How do they choose the horses?

Did that question, this morning, represent the nadir of Nicholas Andrew Argyle Campbell’s journalistic career? He was interviewing some horsey person in the Queen’s Household on FiveLive in connection with Royal Wedding preparations. (And oh, that’s Nicky Campbell to anyone born … Continue reading