Politics 6 June 2010 Comment Plus: pick of the papers The ten must-read pieces from the Sunday papers. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML 1. Nick Clegg sets the test which will make or break this coalition (Observer) Clegg's political survival depends on whether this government can implement spending cuts without the savagery of the Eighties, says Andrew Rawnsley. 2. How everyone could win from the "cuts" (Sunday Telegraph) Elsewhere, Janet Daley says that the cuts should be part of a fundamental reconstruction of the way public services are funded and delivered. 3. Cable on manoeuvres (News of the World) Vince Cable wants to be seen as the unofficial leader of the anti-Tory resistance, writes Fraser Nelson. 4. Labour's lads fight to be twice as nice (Sunday Times) The next Labour leader needs to learn that niceness is a weapon of war in politics, writes Martin Ivens. 5. We were wrong to allow so many eastern Europeans into Britain (Observer) Ed Balls says that Britain was wrong not to impose transitional controls on migration from the new EU member states in 2004. 6. Obama and the oil: from "Yes, we can" to "No, we can't" (Independent on Sunday) Barack Obama's helplessness in the face of the oil spill shows a grim pessimism is taking hold in the US, writes Rupert Cornwell. 7. In the midst of horror, be amazed at the goodness of the survivors (Observer) The dignity and strength of the people of Cumbria shows just how far from a broken Britain we are, argues Henry Porter. 8. Cameron's "Manny State" can wean us off big government (Sunday Telegraph) Elsewhere, Matthew d'Ancona says that David Cameron's measured response to the Cumbria shootings proves how determined he is to end our reliance on the state. 9. The deadly closing of the Israeli mind (Independent on Sunday) The international condemnation of Israel's assault on the Gaza flotilla will not prompt the country's leaders to think again, writes Ilan Pappé. 10. Fair pay can't be defined, but still the snoops are after our wallets (Sunday Times) The publication of private-sector pay would be a dangerous attack on privacy and freedom, says Minette Marrin. Sign up now to CommentPlus for the pick of the day's opinion, comment and analysis in your inbox at 8am every weekday. › Why Douglas chose David, not Ed Subscribe More Related articles I represent a Leave constituency - but I want to delay triggering Brexit The SNP thinks it knows how to kill hard Brexit Supreme Court gives MPs a vote on Brexit – but who are the real winners?