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Here are some of the posts about the Damian McBride scandal on

Matthew d'Ancona says that the McPoison remains, ands casts his eye over the usual suspects.

Andrew Neil stresses that Gordon Brown let the dogs out.

Fraser Nelson analyses what McBride tells us about Brown, and reveals the smears that backfired.

James Forsyth suggests that McBride's self-destruction is a tonic for the Tories, and urges Brown to apologise.

Peter Hoskin says that Brown has lost all moral authority, and reveals the PM's unconvincing clean-up operation.

Martin Bright wonders whether it could get any worse.

And Alex Massie asks: how much does McBride's disgrace actually matter?