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Alex Massie

Alex Massie is a freelance journalist, currently based in the Scottish Borders. He spent five years in Washington DC as a correspondent for The Scotsman and the Daily Telegraph. Prior to that he was Assistant Editor and Chief Leader Writer for Scotland on Sunday. He has also worked as a sports journalist and as a magazine feature writer. He blogs about American, British and Scottish politics and culture. And cricket. Taken from Alex Massie on The Spectator Submitted posts Ireland and the Kubler-Ross Model of Grief Muckle Eck’s Big Mo Stray Thoughts on the Execution of Osama bin Laden This Social Union, This Commonwealth A Bill That Shames Scotland Stephen Birrell’s Conviction Shames Scotland Rick Perry: Texas Gaullist Westminster’s Festina Affair Rebekah Brooks: I Am Not A Witch, I’m You Tinker, Tailor, Banker, Spy Other links Alex Massie on Twitter