In memoriam

by Michael Bérubé on July 16, 2009

A moment of silence for <a href=”http://obsidianwings.blogs.com/obsidian_wings/2009/07/barefaced-goaway-bird.html”>Hilzoy</a>, who’s retiring from blogging this week.

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Kicking Blair Upstairs

by Henry on July 16, 2009

So is Tony Blair officially in the running to become President of the Council of member states of the European Union (a new job, that might or might not be quite powerful, depending on who gets it, that will come into being if the Lisbon Treaty passes)? The Financial Times “says yes”:http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d5313c12-7145-11de-877c-00144feabdc0,dwp_uuid=70662e7c-3027-11da-ba9f-00000e2511c8.html [click to continue…]