Three-ring media circus belittles the office of president

Anyone who thinks they can speak with authority about what is going to happen in this year’s presidential election, or who tries to draw political lessons from it, is either a fool or a clairvoyant.

24th September, 2011

Anyone who thinks they can speak with authority about what is going to happen in this year’s presidential election, or who tries to draw political lessons from it, is either a fool or a clairvoyant.

It’s difficult to find words for the scale of weirdness which has affected the race for a positionwhich has enjoyed near universal esteem for a long time. Dignified, reserved and popular are words used by most people to...

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