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Issue No. 2263

‘A sugar-coated Satan sandwich’

Democrat Emanuel Cleaver on the deal to raise the US debt ceiling—and impose savage cuts on ordinary people

‘Satan sandwich with Satan fries on the side’

Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi on the deal. She not only voted for it but helped push it through

‘People on the left saw a heaven‑sent opportunity to smear mainstream conservative thinkers and writers’

Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips wants people to stop bringing up the fact that Norway killer Anders Breivik namechecked her positively in his manifesto

‘A visionary facing the rising Islamisation of Europe’

Jacques Coutela, a National Front candidate in France, on Anders Breivik

‘Absolutely beyootiful girls we’ve got here’

Badminton School in Bristol tries to entice the Financial Times into photographing its A-level students

‘I still believe in the democracy of our parliament. Even though none of it has clearly been working’

Actor Jude Law reflects on the political lessons from the phone hacking scandal

‘Anarchism is a political philosophy which…promotes a stateless society, or anarchy. Any information relating to anarchists should be reported to your local police’

City of Westminster police’s “counter-terrorist focus desk”. They seem less worried about the far-right

‘Could have been better worded’

The cops’ retraction of their anarchist hunt


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Who Says?
Tue 2 Aug 2011, 17:38 BST
Issue No. 2263
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