I have been told that these 140 characters can be more than enough for effective communication.–Tony Benn, on joining Twitter. Update: Oh, it wasn’t really him after all.
# politics, twitter, UK
We have the facts and we’re voting…. The MetaFilter election night thread, full of happiness.
# metafilter, obama, politics, usa
Steve Bell is on fantastic form today. "Kick the beggar!"
# cartoons, politics
We hoped for the best, but things turned out as usual.– Viktor Chernomyrdin on Yeltsin’s presidency. Via, of all places, Popbitch!
# politics, russia, yeltsin
I came across a lot of ethnic minority soldiers who were idle and useless…–Patrick Mercer, Tory Homeland Security Spokesperson. So, still a bunch of racists, then.
# politics, race
FIGHTING THE FRONT–users of Second Life kick the Front National out of the game.
# demonstrations, politics, second life
Welcome to the Official Site of Muammar Gadafi – it’s basically a weblog. Between this and the Pentagon podcast, my mind is reeling.
# libya, politics, weblogs
‘I will refuse to register for an ID card and will donate £10 to a legal defence fund – a second round of the anti-ID card pledge. 10,000 of us have already made this pledge, please join us.
# no2id, pledge, politics