Miliband's Daily Mail defence, Banana Republicans and glimmers of hope in the Middle Eastby Prospect Team / October 1, 2013 / Leave a comment
Why my father loved Britain (Daily Mail)
The Daily Mail claims that it stands for the best of British values; but something has really gone wrong when it attacks the family of a politician, says Ed Miliband.
The Conservatives face a battle of ideas and are not sure how to win it (Independent)
Voters seem to applaud the ideological challenge Labour has set out, writes Steve Richards.
Those Banana Republicans (New York Times, £)
Republicans don’t seem to understand that their extreme tactics are pleasing a small percentage, writes Joe Nocera, while alienating the rest.
How things go right in the Middle East (FT, £)
The region’s crushing optimism might be showing its brighter side, writes Gideon Rachman.