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This post was published more than 14 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have, to put it mildly, mellowed.

I'm not a believer in brushing the past under the carpet. I've written some offensive rubbish on here in the past: deleting it and pretending it never happened doesn't change that. I hope that stumbling across something that's 14 years old won't offend anyone anew, because I hope that people can understand that what I thought and felt and wrote about then is probably very different to what I think and feel and wrote about now. It's a relic of an (albeit recent) bygone era.

So, given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views may well have changed in the last 14 years. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find utterly cringeworthy today.
  • This post might use words or language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate, offensive, embarrassing, or all three.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken, and embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

If that isn’t a cliché, I don’t know what is… but the point is that the Election is now officially underway. Don’t forget our special election page (sjhoward.co.uk/election2005) which has been online for some time now, and the accompanying election RSS feed.

Stick with sjhoward.co.uk throughout the election for partisan, biased, opinion-based election coverage.

This 476th post was filed under: Election 2005.

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Some random old posts

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The media, terror fatigue, and bird ‘flu / October 2005, 4 minutes long

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Tories ‘using op case as stunt’ / March 2005, Less than a minute long

Nick Robinson defects / June 2005, 1 minute long

G24: What a brilliant idea! / July 2006, 2 minutes long


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