Jonathan Raban

journalist and author

Guest

Journalist living in Seattle, Washington who's written about the presidential campaign for the Guardian, the Independent, and the London Review of Books; author of the novel Surveillance as well as My Holy War: Dispatches from the Home Front, a collection of essays

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Last night's  vice-presidential debate  will be old news by Tuesday, when John McCain and Barack Obama  face off again .

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Last night's vice-presidential debate will be old news by Tuesday, when John McCain and Barack Obama face off again .

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