August 14, 2012

Back to (Grim) Reality in Great Britain

The Guardian, The Guardian

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As the smoke clears from the last of the fireworks at Stratford, this suddenly looks awfully like a government in want of a purpose.

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TAGGED: David Cameron, Nick Clegg, UK


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