The LDV Friday Five (ish): 23/10/09

by Stephen Tall on October 23, 2009

What could be simpler: five categories, each with five links. And it’s Friday.
5 most-read stories on LDV this week
1. Bedford Mayoral Election … Lib Dems’ Dave Hogdson WINS! (30) by Stephen Tall
2. Jan Moir: the dilemma for the PCC (and what you should say in your complaint) (17) by Mark Pack
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@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2009-10-23

by Stephen Tall on October 23, 2009

RT @markpack: New post: Jan Moir: the dilemma for the PCC (and what you should say in your complaint) http://ldv.org.uk/16560 #janmoir # erm @markpack I think http://tiny.cc/zRGZq wins highly commended second prize for @libdemvoice best headline award # start the (…)

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50 years of confusion: Asterix and asterisk

by Stephen Tall on October 23, 2009

Many congratulations to the world’s most famous Gaul on reaching his half-century. So, people, can we please use the occasion to learn – ONCE AND FOR ALL – the difference between Asterix, the cartoon character: and asterisk, the typographical symbol (…)

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What did you make of Chris Huhne’s Question Time performance? #bbcqt

by Stephen Tall on October 23, 2009

So that was the Question Time that was. There is copious assessment of Nick Griffin’s performance, linked to here on LDV.
My views are straightforward. First, Nick Griffin came over badly, but that is immaterial: those who are BNP-inclined will likely have seen him as the victim of a liberal, metropolitan, media stitch-up; and those […]