RIP Kathryn Joosten, aka West Wing’s Mrs Landingham

by Stephen Tall on June 2, 2012

In common with most politicos, The West Wing ranks among my all-time favourite TV series, within which the second season finale, Two Cathedrals, is, to my mind, the single best episode. Mawkish and a little too clever-clever? Probably. But sublimely (…)

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Hunt out to dry? Clegg refuses to back Tory culture secretary as Lib Dem MPs push inquiry

by Stephen Tall on June 2, 2012

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg is piling the pressure on Jeremy Hunt, whose closeness to the Murdoch empire has been embarrassingly laid bare by the Leveson Inquiry in the past few weeks, by refusing to endorse David Cameron’s decision not to refer his culture secretary to the official adviser on the ministerial code, Sir Alex […]

LDV Caption Competition: “Hands on with Clinton” Edition

by Stephen Tall on June 2, 2012

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader… (Photo by Here’s Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, President Bill Clinton and musician and The Voice UK coach, What do you think might be being said or thought by or about them? And the winner […]