Tuesday 26 September 2017

Ruth Dudley Edwards: Sandy blows in and adds colour to White House race

Ruth Dudley Edwards

Ruth Dudley Edwards

Obama may not have made a Faustian pact over the weather, but it may tip the scales.

I don't think I've seen an interesting American headline since in Washington on my first-ever visit, a billboard saying "Indians Massacre Senators" sent me running to buy the newspaper. The story turned out to be about a convincing win by the Cleveland Indians baseball team had over the Washington senators.

I miss the wit and playfulness of our sub-editors but to give their American counterparts their due, you know what you're getting.

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