Politics The week that was The best of the NS blogs this week Print HTML The Rod Liddle affair by George Eaton Rod Liddle defends himself against accusations of racism. Spectator bloggers past and present get involved . . . Seriously, this comment thread is too good to miss Obama: cult of personality by Mehdi Hasan Mehdi Hasan took on Obama's "blind supporters" as the president received his Nobel Prize War and peace by Simon Reid-Henry Meanwhile, Simon Reid-Henry brought us a series of blogs from Oslo Prescott on bulimia by Sophie Elmhirst Some extras from our interview with the ex-deputy PM this week Is a March election back on? by George Eaton George Eaton explored the possibility of a March election › Why we're doomed in Afghanistan 12 issues for £12 Subscribe More Related articles Banishing safe seats, and other proposals to bridge the democratic divide No, Jeremy Corbyn is not antisemitic – but the left should be wary of who he calls friends Can power-sharing in Northern Ireland be saved?