The Telegraph
Sunday , April 6 , 2014

They do it with mirrors

Watching the T-20 World Cup alongside the election coverage, I suddenly found myself wishing we had a poll-campaign equivalent of the stumps and bails that light up and flash when a ball hits them. Perhaps there could be a whopper-light on the politicians’ microphones that would light up each time t...   | Read..
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