February 20, 2014

David Cameron's Hurricane Katrina?

Matthew d'Ancona, New York Times

The Associated Press

The scale of the floods afflicting southern England since the end of last year is best expressed by the question the disaster has posed: “Is this David Cameron’s Hurricane Katrina?”

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TAGGED: Flood, UK, David Cameron


February 10, 2014
Europeans Are Telling the EU to F*** Off, Too
Alex Berezow, RCW
Now, the EU is upset. Or, at least Angela Merkel, the de facto empress of the EU, is pretending to be. However, what you won't hear in all of the press coverage is that "f*** the EU" is a rather common sentiment, particularly... more ››
February 16, 2014
Scotland Isn't Betraying Britain -- Britain Is
Peter Hitchens, Daily Mail
The leaders of the United Kingdom cannot argue for Scotland to stay in a country they themselves are working so hard to abolish. Mr Cameron’s allegiance to the European Union (which is total and unshakeable) automatically... more ››
February 12, 2014
Cameron Faces His Katrina
Daily Telegraph
Political leaders like David Cameron are acutely aware of the damage that can be caused by apparent incompetence in the face of natural disaster. more ››
February 17, 2014
Great Britain Begins to Crumble
Roger Cohen, New York Times
The battle for Scotland is heating up 307 years after the union of 1707. A pretty successful union it has been, too, but, unthreatened and restless, Scots troop off to Norway, another small country with oil, and think, hey, why... more ››
February 8, 2014
The Pitch to Keep Scotland in the UK
The Guardian
David Cameron, a Conservative politician with a southern English seat, is not an obvious choice of cheerleader in the no campaign in Scotland's independence referendum, now just seven months away. But the prime minister of the... more ››