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I’m no particular fan of George Galloway, but I do admire the fact that he stridently took on the US Senate today, in no uncertain terms. If nothing else it’s a good thing to see someone speaking out and standing up to them:

Far from displaying the forelock-tugging deference to which senators are accustomed, Mr Galloway went on the attack.

He rubbished committee chairman Norm Coleman’s dossier of evidence and stared him in the eye.

“Now I know that standards have slipped over the last few years in Washington, but for a lawyer, you are remarkably cavalier with any idea of justice,” the MP declared.

The whole room scanned Mr Coleman’s face for a reaction. The senator shifted in his seat – nervously it seemed.

Here’s more, and some quotes

Family news: I had a good long chat with Toby again today, and again it was about the steam engine which seems to have been quite the highlight of his trip. The newsworthy thing is how English his accent has become in just a week.

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