Draft, Written, Published - and out


It seems to have turned into a month of departures.

First a former minister, then a current one - and now it's my turn. Less sensational resignation than planned farewell, but all the same, I'm off.

I'll miss the 'Draft', 'Written' 'Approved' and 'Published' buttons. I'll probably miss them more than some of those comments that stuck resolutely in certain grooves, no matter what the issue, what the problem, what the challenge. I still read them mind.

Thank you for sticking with me and thank you for reading, watching and listening. If you fancy doing even more listening in future, that'll be fine by me given where I'm now heading.

Keep an eye out for the reshuffle. The next Political Editor will be along soon.

Draft, Written, Approved, Published - and out.

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    Comment number 50.

    No.47. I have more than enough evidence to call you insular and if anything that is an understatement. The fact that you hark back 485 years reminds me of the victim mentality of the Serbs and that hasn't turned out well has it. Next week I am off to South Africa where I will find more tolerance I think than in the hearts and minds of some on this blog....

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    Comment number 49.

    ... #47, you need to include in your evidence widespread acceptance of the crown (government at Westminster) by the gentry/nobility of Wales during the last millennium, an acceptance that filtered down to the whole population.

    Today this acceptance is renewed at each General Election when representatives are sent to Parliament as part of the democratic process.

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    Comment number 48.

    I wonder which welsh nationalist the BBC will appoint as next correspondent ?
    Note to nationalist keyboard(all mouth & no trousers) warriors, you can't even form a majority on a minority interest blog, good luck with the welsh project then...

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    Comment number 47.

    44: You cannot call someone insular without true facts. I make an assumption of you out of evidence of actions where you out of self hate of ones nation and resentment largely through ignorance and fear. Your embrace a Union forged from murderous beginnings in which Wales has no recognition in either Flag or standard even after 485 yrs is pathetic, and want me and others to accept this slight?

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    Comment number 46.

    44: Every country has their extremists. From the US Tea Party to the BNP fascists in England to the lesser nasty party the Tories but for you to make a statement for one wrapped in the English Union flag is preposterous. The Sycophants I refer to are the ones living in one nation who actively call for the destruction of their nation as a political entity in favour of another. You to a tee.


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