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Security Breach

So, “David Cameron has been shoved by a protester in Leeds in a massive security breach.” (Story here, plus video.) Will the New York Times step in to say that Labourites, Ukippers, and Lib Dems really don’t give a rip? Is there some racial angle? (In America, a racial angle can be found for anything.)

When I was a boy, President Ford was the target of two assassination attempts. Two weeks apart. (Both by women, which was strange.) He was lucky to escape with his life each time. Less than six years later, a bullet ripped through President Reagan’s chest.

I don’t believe that anyone claimed that Democrats were blasé, or pleased. And I don’t remember any racial BS.

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