Daily Archives: November 10th, 2012

Thoughts on internal elections

The results from the Liberal Democrat federal internal elections came out this morning, and you can see the results here (for a list of who was elected) and here (for the full voting breakdown). Various people on blogs (see Jennie and Andy, for example) and Twitter have been discussing the results and the way we […]

Why Jeb Bush will win the 2016 Presidential election

Because history repeats itself, except for all the times it doesn’t. Barack Obama’s re-election this week meant that three successive US Presidents (Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Obama) had all been elected to two terms in office. The only other time this has happened in American politics was 200 years ago, with the Presidencies […]

Gender bias on Have I Got News For You update

Last night was another show with all male guests, just the 108th time that’s happened since the last time all the guests were female. The averages change to 20% of female guests this series, while overall 23.2% of guests and 23.03% of hosts have been female. You can download the full spreadsheet here. Related PostsThe […]