The Spectator

The week that was | 19 November 2010

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

Fraser Nelson wonders if Cameron was being more than wryly ironic when ribbing Ian Gilmour.

James Forsyth notes that Tuesday was a very good day to bury bad news, and says that Tim Farron is one to watch and not just for his rapping.

Peter Hoskin notes that Tuesday was a day on which to bury good news, and argues that Ireland’s nightmare has been Europe’s problem.

Martin Bright charts the chilling effect of the Woolas case.

Rod Liddle has braced himself for months of vapid, pointless shit.

Alex Massie aids the defence of the euro.

And Melanie Phillips deplores the creep of ‘human rights’ on common sense and justice.