Posts Tagged “daily mirror”

The welfare debate and the age of the trollemic

by Stephen Tall on April 4, 2013

I decided to invent a new word yesterday: Is “trollemic” a word? If not it should be. Trollemic = deliberately OTT argument to generate controversy & make rational debate impossible. — Stephen Tall (@stephentall) April 3, 2013 It’s the welfare debate that’s prompted it, but it could be any other topic on a given week. […]

And the award for most desperate headline goes to…

by Stephen Tall on May 6, 2009

Kevin Maguire in the Mirror for this effort: Lib Dem support for the Gurkhas will cost them seats His rationale for this, erm, counter-intuitive view? Though crediting Nick Clegg’s campaigning on behalf of the Gurkhas as “principled”, Kevin then argues (…)

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