America slept because most Americans preferred it that way.
We are also further than ever from equality of opportunity.
One of the unsung freedoms that go with a free press is the freedom not to read it.
We want a system that will improve consistency and steadiness in the quality of government.
In real terms, there is a greater disparity of earnings between the very rich and the very poor.
A majority in all parties do, I think, want to see local government recover its old vigour and independence.
I think it's a pity that in many people's minds constitutional reform and PR have come to mean much the same thing.
No constitution is or can be perfectly symmetrical, what it can and must be is generally accepted as both fair and usable.
We criticize, copy, patronize, idolize and insult but we never doubt that the U.S. has a unique position in the history of human hopes.
It's true that I'm taking a break from writing a regular column to do other things but it's got nothing to do with what dear Simon has or has not written.