Politics 11 December 2009 The week that was The best of the NS blogs this week Sign up for our weekly email * 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 Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles What the debate over troops on the streets is missing The problems with ending encryption to fight terrorism How long will general election campaigning be suspended after the Manchester attack?