The New York Times
Thomas B. Edsall
– Feb 19, 2:00 AM
Karl Rove had a novel idea for how to organize President George W. Bush's 2004 re-election campaign. He and the chief campaign strategist, Matthew Dowd, decided on a “ base strategy.” They reallocated the bulk of the campaign's media…
So after four years, we finally get sight of it. The great points-based system, designed to replace free movement. No-one coming in under £25,600, unless there's a special shortage. No-one without good English. No-one who's self-employed.
Jimmy Carter was way ahead of the rest of America when he put solar panels on the White House. On June 20, 1979, he made a proud proclamation: In the year 2000 this solar water heater behind me, which is being dedicated today, will still be here…