Good morning and welcome to Daily View. If you submit a tax return, there are hardly any days left to get on with it.
On this day in 1908, New York City voted to ban women from smoking in public. Two years ago, Black Monday did a number on the world’s stock markets.
In birthdays, we sing a song to Commander in Chief star Geena Davis and Christian Dior, who were born today.
And in deaths, we remember George Orwell – and use him as an excuse to pimp this link – a cartoon that fears that when it comes to dystopias, it was Aldous Huxley who nailed it, rather than George Orwell.
2 Big Stories
Stop the presses!
Men are wearing shorts in the snow in New York.
Top 10 jobs
The Telegraph has a rather depressing list of top ten recession proof careers. Corporate governance, anyone?
2 Must-Read Blog Posts
What are other Liberal Democrat bloggers saying? Here are two posts that have caught the eye from the Liberal Democrat Blogs aggregator:
- Charles Masterman’s fate shows we should not be surprised the Democrats lost in Massachusetts
- Reporting back from the Fabians
Jonathan Calder’s Liberal England recalls that the introduction of the NHS to the UK was not plain sailing – so why should anyone expect Obamacare to be without pitfalls?
Like the Voice’s own Sara Bedford, James Graham attended the recent Fabian conference and gives his assessment of Vince’s performance at a session called What Not to Spend.
Spotted any other great posts in the last day from blogs that aren’t on the aggregator? Do post up a comment sharing them with us all.
And if you’ll excuse me, I have P60s to find.