Two cheers for Illinois
Brief one today - I'm in a big all-day media meeting with press officers from around the world (Alastair Campbell eat your heart out).
So, my mini-reflection for the day is … it's not all gloom and doom coming out of the USA. In the aftermath of the Arizona shooting and depressing news that Obama has more or less barred civilian trials for Guantánamo detainees, it … certainly feels that way.
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