The Spectator

The week that was | 3 June 2011

Here is a selection of posts made at over the past week.

Fraser Nelson has been reminded of the proximity of evil.

James Forsyth asks if FIFA really matters, and reveals the extent of Ken Clarke’s crimes.

Peter Hoskin reveals the scale of Britain’s debt crisis, and notes that Clegg has ermine troubles.

David Blackburn sees the Lords trying to frustrate the coalition’s EU referendum lock, and examines Labour’s malfunctioning front bench.

Jonathan Jones believes Sarah Palin hasn’t a chance of becoming President.

Rod Liddle has a complaint.

Alex Massie anatomises Sri Lanka’s dramatic collapse.

And Melanie Phillips awaits the arrival of the floating theatre of jihad.

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