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We’re Only Trying To Help Poor Fat People Stop Being So Gross, Say Republicans

When the United States lost the race for the Most Offensively Fattest People in the World to neighbours Mexico earlier this year, the Republican Party, far from being furious that America no longer ruled the globe by girth alone, decided … Continue reading

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The Republican Party: dead or still twitching?

Less than three in ten Americans view the Republican Party in a favourable light, a CNN poll found this week. And in other breaking news, I’m still flat-chested. Timed to coincide with the publication of the GOP’s 2012 election ‘autopsy‘ … Continue reading

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i approve this message

I am bereft. No more debates, polls, rallies, speeches, commercials, interviews, reports, documentaries, photo-calls, in-depth articles, out-of-their-depth articles, profile pieces, diary pieces, speculative pieces, twitter-spats, commentators and talking heads. Goddamn it. But oh man, what a year. Every moment of … Continue reading

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playing chicken

“That’ll be $542, ma’am. You can swipe your card there.” I am at the hospital for a procedure. It is a fairly minor one but rather uncomfortable and definitely scary. I don’t want to put you off your breakfast, so let’s … Continue reading

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the supreme tort

A few years ago I attended the official opening of the Supreme Court in London. I was there not as a guest but working, concentrating on getting my boss in place before the Queen arrived, and trying to find somewhere to … Continue reading

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