For the last week I’ve been critical of the rightwing blogosphere for its silence – up to the point when the Guardian revealed its video footage – about Ian Tomlinson’s death. But there remains one other blog, which is broadly on the right but get desperately upset if you point that fact out, which has… Continue reading Why is LabourList keeping silent about Tomlinson?
Rowenna Davis writes about her experience as guest editor on Labour List on Comment is Free. What interests me about this experience is that while I think the so-called “blokeosphere” is out there, it isn’t universal across political blogs and, as a “bloke” bores me to tears as well. A few observations: It is hard… Continue reading How dominant is the “blokeosphere”?
Over on LabourList, Tom Guise cites five examples which suggest that my favourite Tory MP Daniel Kawczynski is a couple of strawberry creams short of a Quality Street selection box. He could have added Kawczynski’s bizarre attack on the BBC and the “liberal elite” for waging a propaganda war against Poles (but not the Daily… Continue reading Only an idiot would ever agree with Daniel Kawczynski