The Spectator

The week that was | 28 August 2009

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

Matthew d'Ancona wishes one of the nation's greatest novelists a happy 60th.

Peter Hoskin dissects a disingenuous Ed Balls, and argues that Gordon Brown’s unpopularity runs deeper than concern for the public finances.

David Blackburn asks if Cameron would govern differently, and says that foreign policy is one issue where Cameron is emphatically not the “heir to Blair”.

Daniel Korski believes Libyagate has its roots in Labour’s devolution.

Clive Davis says that, from Labour’s perspective, Dan Hannan is the gift that keeps on giving.

Alex Massie remembers Senator Edward Kennedy.

And, over at Cappuccino Culture, Lloyd Evans hails BB's demise.