Thatcher’s Rise and the “Royal We”

by Stephen Tall on February 4, 2015

To me, the @ThatchersRise Twitter account — “tweeting the events leading up to the election of Margaret Thatcher as Conservative leader” — has been as compulsive and fascinating as the Serial podcast. Maybe more so: at least @ThatchersRise knows the (…)

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“Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “The Lib Dems.”

by Stephen Tall on February 4, 2015

That’s how my latest ‘Underdog’ column in the paperless Total Politics magazine begins, as a way in to discuss the real worry for the Lib Dems right now: that we’re seen as irrelevant. Here’s an excerpt: Viewed with gold-tinted spectacles through a (…)

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