Bruce Anderson

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

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The Prime Minister's moral standing is crumbling beyond repair

Gordon Brown is desperate to become Prime Minister, but he also wants to inherit an undamaged government

It's a sad end to a fine career, but for the good of his country Mr Rumsfeld has to go

It is impossible to allow such an important post to be held by a damaged figure, struggling for political survival

Why Blair is not Thatcher's true heir

His lack of moral strength will condemn him to littleness. She was a warrior; he is a narcissist

After all these years, Mr Blair is still just a brilliant Leader of the Opposition

Tony Blair can seem like a cross between Jeffrey Archer and Princess Diana. Popularity is no cure for insecurity

The Prime Minister was right first time: avoid a referendum because you'll lose it

Tony Blair has taken his europhile supporters for more rides than a donkey on Blackpool beach

Mr Blair may find that he has finally lost what he really cares about - votes

For many months now, voters have been on the brink of a terminal loss of faith in this government

How can Blair refuse a referendum for so great a change as the European constitution?

He is easily seduced by European projects: so much more satisfying than the frustration of domestic matters

The Tories have lost their momentum

Howard felt he had to live down his nocturnal image. That is all very well - but not if he fails to impale Tony Blair

Tony Blair is right - this is a new war and we must accept new ways of fighting it

The elimination of failed states will not eliminate all terrorism. Terror is the cancer of idealism

Labour's plans for the judiciary betray a lack of thought

The Blairites have as much enthusiasm for thought on constitutional matters as slugs do for salt
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