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Welcome to First Drafts

By David Goodhart  

Welcome to First Drafts, the Prospect magazine editorial blog. We are maybe a bit late in the game, but Prospect readers and others will find here a distinctive offering connected to, but independent from, the magazine itself and the rest of the website. We are not attempting to provide a rolling commentary on the news cycle—thousands of other places do that better than we could. Nor are we trying to replicate the particular worldview of an individual’s blog.

So why have we jumped on the blogging bandwagon? Someone once said that Prospect should aim to help people read and understand…

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