Tanya Gold's take on the royal family's ability to project an impression of thrift while spending vast sums of public money is, in my humble republican opinion, the most entertaining published response to the appeal court's ruling that Prince Charles's correspondence with Tony Blair's cabinet should be published. The Guardian's leader on the topic of the so-called 'black spider' memos is also a stimulating read. I suspect the attorney general has a real fight on his hands. His argument appears to be that we must not know what Prince Charles's most passionate political opinions are because he is not supposed to have political opinions, and that his correspondence must therefore be suppressed because it might compromise the public's impression of his political neutrality. Convoluted or simply deluded? You choose.
With under a month until Euro 2012 we've decided to set up a fantasy league.
We would love any first years, second years, third years, MA students and even lecturers to join in and see who is the master of Euro 2012.
If you are interested, please visit: http://en.euro2012fantasy.uefa.com/
Then set up an account, create your team and join a Classic League.
It is a Private League and the pin code is 95496-22113. The league is called CforJ.