Media 21 October 2010 Video: Nick Robinson versus anti-war placard Hilarious cameraphone vid of the BBC’s political editor trashing an anti-war protester’s sign on Col Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up › What political recession? Mehdi Hasan is a contributing writer for the New Statesman and the co-author of Ed: The Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader. He was the New Statesman's senior editor (politics) from 2009-12. Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!