Monthly Archives: September 2010

Climate ambush arrives

The Prime Minister’s announcement today that, contrary to the position she adopted before the election, she has decided to commission a recommendation on a carbon price as an “economic reform” (sic) intended to address “carbon pollution” is adevice to allow her Green allies to pursue their climate change agenda in disguise. She is breaking the […]

Twitterton (on the Potomac)

Or “Fucknutsville” according to the President’s Chief of Staff. An intriguing story of dysfunctional, trivialising, momentary, partisanship in American government. Broken government? Maybe… The point of this long Vanity Fair essay seems to be that “no-drama” Obama is the man for his times; angling to resurrect enduring victories for good government from beneath the treacherous […]