Expediency in Politics and in Press and TV Reporting

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At 6.30am I couldn't persuade myself to run. At 12.15pm I was, however, ready and willing to embark on a standard Route 2 run.

Although not very bright the day was pleasantly warm and moderately humid which made conditions quite satisfactory.

What limited discussion emerged from the exercise centred on the Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi controversy. The general theme was astonishment that politicians could be so blatantly expedient in their pursuit of the Scottish Justice Minister, Kenny MacAskill, and the press could be so dogged in pursuit of a story that bias and balance could be abandoned without conscience.

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