or, it's campaigning, Jim, but not as we know it
Steve Richards, writing his monthly column in the New Statesman (a mag I subscribed to for over 20 years until I had to sue them for defamatory comments, but that is another story), gets it spectacularly right it seems to me, have a read here. But I was aghast to read there that Gordon Brown starts his working day by reading the newspapers! What world are the helmsmen of the nation living in? No wonder he seems so bonkers. It's not there you look for political intelligence Gordo. YouTube will have a story all around the world before the Guardian has got its (filthy) boots on.