The Spectator

Reaction to Miliband’s speech

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Here is a selection of the blogosphere’s reaction to Ed Miliband’s speech.

James Forsyth thinks Miliband did what he had to do.

Peter Hoskin watches a Janus act from the Leader of the Opposition.

David Blackburn sees Red Ed turn into a social conservative.

Mary Riddell thinks that Ed’s speech has frozen out David.

Tim Montgomerie reflects on a speech of clichés.

Michael White praises a good first speech.

Janet Daley thinks that Miliband’s 'optimism' is a euphemism for statism.

And Will Straw has collated Ed Miliband’s world cloud. It spells: ‘New Generation must change country.’