Daddy Bush is sending in the cavalry to save Baby. They’ve been talking about it inside the Beltway for weeks, ever since James Baker reappeared on the scene promising a new report.
In ten days, the United States will go to the polls for the mid-term elections.
He has waited a long time for it and now at last he has gained the prize.
There are some times when we should step back and appreciate remarkable achievements.
I suppose there’s a bitter irony in the fact that the man who was determined to ban blood sports in Britain, to finally get one over on the toffs, is this weekend still being pursued over the parliamentary hedges and ditches by the baying pack.
The mid-Atlantic aircraft mass-murder plot has revealed a truly nightmare scenario for British security authorities.
What do we say now to the Arab world? How can we now claim the moral high ground that we occupied after 9/11 when we lectured the Muslim world about its extremists and their methods?
The Barr Report, despite its thousands of words and its millions of euro, has failed to answer the fundamental question asked of it: did gardai have an alternative course of action open to them other than shooting John Carthy dead at Abbeylara some s