The Spectator

The reaction to Clegg’s speech

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Here is a selection of responses to Clegg's from across the blogosphere.


Fraser Nelson reflects on Clegg’s bout of political S&M.


James Forsyth hears Clegg talk to party not country.


Peter Hoskin watches Nick Clegg shade the coalition yellow.


Alex Massie describes it as ‘lacklustre’, but reckons the audience may have seen it differently.


Iain Martin says that Clegg looked confident, but the Lib Dems aren’t very sure about this government business.


Nick Robinson reviews a ‘largely defensive speech’ from Nick Clegg. 


Comment is Free’s Jackie Ashley and Deborah Orr give their verdict.


And Left Foot Forward condemns Clegg’s conversion to the Thatcher school of home economics.