Kerry storms ahead…
Its not something which seems likely to precipitate an immediate revision of the American constitution, but it does spark some thoughts about some fairly recent events. Tuition fees were squeezed through parliament in on the back on the votes of MPs for Scottish constituencies – where fees were not going to be introduced as a result. One of the arguments used to defend this was that the new laws would effect the not insignificant number of Scottish students who opt each year to study in England. Similarly, Kerry himself courted some controversy early on in the race by suggesting that a number of foreign leaders had indicated to him their preference for a change in the presidency.
Only the French version of the site is up and running at the moment – perhaps accounting for Ralph Nader’s 6 point lead over Bush..
via The Global Ideas Blog