Wednesday, 15 October 2008
Off the fence?
Back in Blighty after his autumnal foray to the United States, Mr Gnome reflects on the momentous choice facing his American friends.
Having once lived and worked in the USA (in Mrs Palin's home state, to be precise), the HB has retained a lively interest in the affairs of our transatlantic friends and allies.
Somehow this year's election seems particularly important - for the USA and for the whole world.
Not being a citizen, Mr G and the HB are reluctant to say: 'Vote this way, or that way.'
But we do urge our readers (if we have any!) to give a thoughtful perusal to this persuasive piece from this week's New Yorker.