The Spectator

The week that was | 11 September 2009

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Here are some of the posts that have been made on over the past week:

James Forsyth analyses Jon Cruddas's intervention, and reports on Alistair Dalring's public spending speech.

Peter Hoskin says it's mission accomplished for Cameron's cost-cutting speech, and claims that Labour will struggle to outflank the Tories on reform.

Daniel Korski wonders what will happen next in Afghanistan.

Martin Bright says that Labour leadership speculation is back with a vengeance.

Clive Davis delivers a Beginner's Guide to Birther-ism.

Alex Massie has a question for supporters of the death penalty.

Melanie Phillips watches BBC Newsnight plumb new depths of bigotry.

And Cappuccino Culture spots a listener-viewer divide.