We’re going to take a 5 day sabbatical to read and the like (Andrew Sullivan gave us the idea earlier on his blog). We’ll continue to check comments. Should something truly compelling break out we won’t be far away.
[The Bond villain modelled his performance on] “the smile of Tony Blair [and] the craziness of Sarkozy,” the latter of whom he called “the worst villain we [the French] have ever had [...] he walks around thinking he’s in a Bond film. Sarkozy, is just a better actor than [his presidential opponent] Ségolène Royal – that’s all. — Mathieu Amalric as Dominic Greene, Bond villain in ‘Quantum of Solace’