The Spectator

The week that was | 18 June 2010

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Here are some of the posts made at Spectator.co.uk over the past week.

Fraser Nelson ponders Osborne’s dilemma, and argues that Scotland deserves better from its MSPs.

James Forsyth was impressed by David Cameron’s dignity when relating Lord Saville’s findings, and believes that the Bloody Sunday soldiers should never be brought to trial.

Peter Hoskin considers Cameron’s European balancing act, and welcomes Osborne’s honesty.

David Blackburn watches the Labour leadership contest waltz on to Newsnight, and concedes that the fiscal debate has re-opened.

Rod Liddle makes the case for prosecutions against the Bloody Sunday soldiers.

Alex Massie believes that Obama’s pragmatism is both a weakness and a strength.

And Melanie Phillips observes as defeat in Afghanistan is defined.