Bruce Anderson

Bruce Anderson is a columnist and former political editor of The Spectator

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History is already against us, even without Obama, Assad et al

Immediate threats are alarming and there is no comfort from longer perspectives

Why David Cameron should take to the hills

Of all the field-sports, stalking ought to be the least controversial

Egypt is experiencing a crisis that is beyond the reach of any British counsel

However many wise policies our diplomats can suggest, we are also going to need luck

It was always assumed that the poor were hard working. But that has ceased to be true

To revisit Richard Hoggart's The Uses of Literacy is to see what we have lost

Support Lords reform. But you won’t like it

Give too much power to the Lords and it would be able to challenge Government

The European tide has turned. But can we be honest about it?

Though many British people may not understand exactly what has gone wrong with Europe, they know that it is something big and toxic

Newbury, a classic Middle England constituency that has bypassed the Tories for a decade

In this part of England, the mood of cynicism has been suspended, at least for this election

Don't be fooled: Labour may be ahead in opinion polls, but this election is not over

Many Labour voters are trying to decide which they hate less: Tony or the Tories

The Tories have yet to capitalise on Labour's weakness

Many voters would like to bin the grin. Yet they are still sceptical about the Tory alternative

Yes, Mr Howard acted ruthlessly, but the crime merited the punishment

If you are a senior officer, as Mr Flight was, you cannot betray the poor bloody infantry on the eve of battle
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