Distressing news. As reported elsewhere, the Liberal leader, Mr. Ignatieff, has apparently resolved to spend more time trimming his formidable eyebrows in the new year. For shame. Once more, politics is forcing compromise on this man.
Surely the great philosopher Isaiah Berlin, he of great influence on Mr. Ignatieff, never put scissors to his eyebrows. (Just as Mr. Ignatieff should never have put clippers to his once-flowing locks.) As evidence, consider this archival footage of the two in conversation, presented via YouTube in six parts.