Guido the Libertarian? Not so much.

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2013

Paul Staines’ Guido Fawkes blog is calling for the BBC to self-censor itself by refusing to play the song with a title beloved by juvenile anti-Thatcherites Ding Dong the Witch is Dead from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ (the same kind (…)

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Surely the ultimate Daily Mail headline?

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2013

I think it’s fair to say that Mail Online has excelled itself: Though it may look like something from the Daily Mail-omatic website, this is genuine. Really. I guess I’m only disappointed that they couldn’t fit in ‘Outrage at BBC/welfare/immigrants’ as well. (Hat-tip: Alex Massie.) * Stephen Tall is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, a […]

Today’s Link-Love: April 11, 2013

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Labour must search for answers and not merely aspire to be a repository for people’s anger I’m sorry, but these days Tony Blair is just a poor-man’s Dan Hodges’ tribute act… http://bit.ly/17spnOO (…)

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4 graphs on Thatcher’s legacy: a richer but more unequal nation.

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2013

A generation on, the Thatcher legacy continues to provoke and divide. One of the questions it poses for liberals is one this government is still wrestling with: does inequality matter if everyone’s getting richer? Margaret Thatcher’s answer was that it did not — as she famously illustrated in one of her last Commons performances in […]