This is a wonderful example of BBC political bias, in this case pro-Obama. Even better it is gloriously self-unaware. It’s by Reggie Nadelson and it concerns a corner of New York that traditionally votes Republican – the city’s holiday destination, Brighton Beach.
“Everyone smokes on Brighton Beach. The waiters, on their break, smoke. Over a bench not far away, an elderly couple in wide-brimmed hats raise a pair of nylon umbrellas against the sun and light up. But why is that slightly scary fellow staring at me? Then I realise it is the “Re-elect Obama” button on my jacket. This is a little bastion of Republicans in an overwhelmingly Democratic city.”
Yes, and the BBC remains a bastion of pro-Democrat pro-Obama sentiment, just as it was in 2008.
Hat-tip to the eagle eyed B-BBC reader for alerting me to this..