In case there was any doubt about how newspapers stir up the juices of opposite extremes of the political spectrum, here are two examples. From following two headlines, see if you can guess which one caters to conservatives/right wing leaners (like Republicans in the US) and which paper sells to left-leaning socialists/republicans (which in Britain means those opposing royalty and wishing to see the queen and her strange family run out of town on a rail).
Who made a dog's dinner of cooking supper for one's corgis? Queen's shock as beloved dogs are fed reheated meals instead of freshly cooked
Time for the White House to rein in Michelle Obama's out-of-control spending http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/author/nilegardiner/
As a side note, has anyone noted a distinct mellowing in my tone. I am trying to reduce the ranting and cynicism. To that end, I try to avoid all political news emanating from the United States. Unfortunately, the British press tends to include regular features, so it is difficult to keep my head in the sand.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.