Staring into Space

Leader of the opposition in Great Britain, Ed Miliband, at the Bethnal Green Academy 10 January 2012. Photo by Stefan Rousseau, PA. Frequent readers of this blog will know that I have turned my attention to the so-called photo op on a number of occasions. For instance, in my post ‘A Photo Op Gone Awry’,…

Sarah Palin shoots a Caribou

In the new TV show ‘Sarah Palin’s Alaska’, the former vice-presidential candidate is shown shooting a Caribou. The footage has caused a major backlash, lead by Aaron Sorkin, the creator of the TV show West Wing, arguing that Palin shot an animal ‘for political gain’. As Palin is expected to run for president in 2012,…