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Living in an electoral cloud… (image by @respres)

I watched the electoral debate last night online, over a Subway sandwich and some late editing work in the Prospect office. My video view of the action—as I gradually deduced from others’ eerily prescient tweets—was about a minute behind live television. It was also a relatively minor part of the experience. Across the computer window snaked the ITV live opinion “worm,” wriggling in response to a panel’s every emotional twitch. TweetDeck brought me…

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