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Indian tea party

Through relatives and family get-togethers, we are connected with the great Indian diaspora.  This weekend, our particular branch of this network – cousins, aunts and uncles, parents and grandparents, siblings and toddler – met up again in a middle-class suburb … Continue reading

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Imagine a vain thing

No doubt reports that the Tea Party movement is splitting are premature, and it’s possible that here in Britain, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) will continue to grow if voters find they still don’t trust the Conservatives’ attitude to Europe.  … Continue reading

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The Ryan effect

The Romney campaign’s selection of Congressman Paul Ryan as candidate for nomination for Vice-President will not help the ticket; in fact, it could well do the opposite. There is nothing devious about Mr Ryan.  Will that quality damage the cause?

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Who is Mitt Romney?

As I am a foreigner, there’s a natural limit to what I can say about any US presidential elections.  This is true for billions of other people in the world.  But we feel we can at least ask a question … Continue reading

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Cometh Sarah Palin

We Europeans might pretend that we don’t understand the Sarah Palin phenomenon, but we know full well what it is. We have met her like before, in the shape of various politicians down the years, such as Pierre Poujade.  She … Continue reading

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