The view from my window, a few minutes ago (apologies for crappy camera phone pic):
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[...] | 2:52pm by Jim Bliss I clicked over to The Virtual Stoa just now and noticed that Chris had posted a picture of a double rainbow. I figured this was as good a reason as any to post this photo taken from my window a couple of [...]
Yes – I’m no longer allowed within a dozen miles of Carfax…
(I’ve moved this term to a new teaching post in Cambridge, lecturing on mostly twentieth-century political thought, covering for David Runciman of the Politics Department, Trinity Hall, the London Review of Books, and the soon-to-be-defunct Observer Sports Monthly while he is enjoying a long-term Leverhulme research award.)
His book on hypocrisy was very interesting; however, I did feel that he didn’t need all the history to make the political point: politicians who say that they’re hypocrites just like everybody else, are not for that reason less dangerous or even less hypocritical.