The Spectator

The week that was | 24 September 2010

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

Fraser Nelson praises Clegg’s little bit of political S&M, and explains the problem with Cable’s posturing.

James Forsyth says that attacking bonuses are a matter of political economy, and concedes that Nick Clegg still has more to do to bring his party with him.

Peter Hoskin argues that David Miliband poses the greatest threat to the coalition, and notes that the Liberal Democrats are opposing the government’s school agenda.

David Blackburn believes Labour will gain if the government chooses to delay the decision on renewing Trident, and thinks that Ulster Unionists will go into competition with the DUP.

Susan Hill ponders the trials of age, in a whisper.

Rod Liddle notes that the Liberal Democrats are specialists in self-delusion.

Alex Massie explains why Sarah Palin will not win the Republican nomination.

And Melanie Phillips considers the divorce laws a factor in family breakdown.