Tag Archives: President Obama

The first draft of history?

Over the past week the news has been dominated by the killing of Osama Bin Laden. President Obama must have felt some satisfaction that he’d got an authoritative statement out before it was widely reported on Twitter and Facebook, though … Continue reading

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Obama and Shakespeare

Watching President Obama make the official statement about the death of Osama Bin Laden, it was impossible not to be reminded of the Earl of Richmond’s speech at the end of Shakespeare’s Richard III. I almost expected him to say … Continue reading

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