On a Lighter Note: Her Majesty talks “through her hat” in space-ed out Queen’s speech and has trouble with the “Rozzers” and tardy “Black Rod”

On a Lighter Note: Her Majesty talks “through her hat” in space-ed out Queen’s speech and has trouble with the “Rozzers” and tardy “Black Rod”

It is not just strangely attired types that turn up at the UK general election constituency results (see earlier story), official ones also take part in formal government ceremonies. These include “Black Rod”, who sounds more like a character out of a dodgy movie....
President Obama – The Verdict: Much better than George W. Bush – but too weak on Syria and Space

President Obama – The Verdict: Much better than George W. Bush – but too weak on Syria and Space

It is, of course, posterity that gets the final say on whether a U.S. President was any good or not, but as he leaves office we can, at least, make a preliminary comparison of President Barack Obama’s record against that of his immediate predecessor, George W....