Tag: George W Bush
Grit, grace, brains and beauty: Barbara Bush
Are presidents less important than their first ladies? Wife to one president, mother to another — Barbara Bush was “the enforcer” behind a political dynasty. She died on Tuesday aged 92.
Archbishop Tutu condemns ‘criminal’ Tony Blair
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for Tony Blair to stand trial over the invasion of Iraq in the International Criminal Court. Should the ex-Prime Minister answer charges of war crimes?
Homer’s epic: ‘The Simpsons’ hits 500 episodes
‘The Simpsons’, the television phenomenon of a generation, yesterday reached an astonishing new landmark. But should we really be celebrating, or has it lost its edge?
An end to an occupation, as troops leave Iraq
At the end of a nine year US occupation, Iraq is facing an uncertain future. Its people hope for prosperity in the midst of tension and poverty. But will the struggle be worth it?
‘Innit’ and ‘thang’ enter the lexicon
Scrabble, the word game, says it will allow new words like 'blingy', 'bredren', and even 'grrl'. Protests will not halt the language's long history of adaptation. But should there be limits?