It’s not as if there is a shortage of sensations, from the Kurds to Rocket Ismail. There are plenty of them, of the genuine quality. It is the artificial sensations that are so annoying, so trivial, so filling of newspaper space. The standard artificial sensation is the recital of how many aeroplane trips have been taken in the past calendar year by some bedraggled politician or official in high places.By Allan Fotheringham4 min
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