The Right Coast

April 30, 2004
Barone on Britain
By Maimon Schwarzschild

Calm, sensible, and very well-informed roundup of the British political situation from Michael Barone, of Almanac of American Politics fame.

Will Barone go to Tom Smith's US House of Lords as Baron Barone?

There is a story, possibly true, that during World War II thought was given to creating a super-rank of Marshall in the US Army, to match the Marshalls in the British, Soviet, and other European armies. It was scotched when General George Marshall protested that he did not want to be Marshall Marshall...