The Spectator

The week that was | 29 May 2009

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Here are some of the posts made over the past week on

Fraser Nelson highlights the numbers which undermine the Budget deceit, and sets out the choice David Cameron faces now that we're over the cliff.

James Forsyth outlines the grim international situation, and wonders whether Labour will dump Gordon Brown.

Peter Hoskin gives his take on Julie Kirkbride and Margaret Moran standing down, and says that politicians must ensure that voters don't get left behind.

The Skimmer raises a quizzical eyebrow at the Daily Mail's latest book serialisation.

Clemency Burton-Hill reports from the Hay Festival.

Clive Davis warns against an evening in Bath.

Alex Massie picks up on more drug law madness.

And Melanie Phillips reveals the fruits of appeasement.