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The 8th Madeleine Award to the twittering hairdo

Lights up and trumpets sound! Here’s our annual silly-season Madeleine awards, for the use of symbol, stunt, prop, gesture or jest in international affairs. The prize is named after the former US Secretary of State, Madeleine …

And the 7th Madeleine award goes to…

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Madeleine Albright, treated CNN as the Security Council’s 16th member. It was a tactic of a natural communicator: not much use being ‘on message’ if the message isn’t loud. …

The 7th annual Madeleine awards

‘Monetary policy is 98 per cent talk and 2 per cent action.’ – Ben Bernanke So even central banking—that combination of the dismal science and monetary madness—is virtually voodoo, driven most of the time by smoke …

And the Madeleine goes to….

The contestants are on stage for the annual Madeleine Award for the use of symbol, stunt, prop, gesture or jest in international affairs. The previous column announced the minor prizes: the OOPS (I wish I hadn’t…) …