"Bitch got a dancing horse": Why Snoop Dogg isn't voting for Mitt Romney

On Obama: "He mad cool yo".

From Snoop Dogg/Snoop Lion's Instagram account, the ten reasons why he's not voting for Mitt Romney, and the ten reasons why he is voting for Barack Obama:

Update: Mr Dogg needs better nettiquette. The list was written by D'Brickashaw. Here's his original, pre-instagrammed version:

Snoop Lion at the Toronto Film Festival. Photograph: Getty Images

Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.

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The New Statesman article that got Hillary Clinton up to speed on world affairs

It turns out the next Leader of the Free World (maybe) reads the New Statesman.

Hillary Clinton's released emails have shaken the political world. And one in particular has had a big impact – on the New Statesman office, at least. It turns out the next Leader of the Free World (maybe) learns about world news by reading the New Statesman.

While she was still serving as Secretary of State, in August 2010, her long-time adviser Sidney Blumenthal emailed her our article, "The military and the mullahs", written by William Dalrymple.

The New Statesman, "worth reading" since 25 August 2010.


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