The Staggers 10 November 2012 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers. Print HTML 1. Now Republicans face the five stages of political grief (Guardian) Every defeated party has to travel from denial to acceptance. At least in Mitt Romney's case the loss was unequivocal, writes Jonathan Freedland. 2. Justin Welby: oilman with a new calling (Financial Times) The new Archbishop of Canterbury will do well to unite the Church's warring factions, says Matthew Engel. 3. A very good morning for this Prime Minister (Times) (£) Quiet rage was the right response to Phillip Schofield, argues Matthew Parris. 4. Police commissioner elections are the first step on road to corruption (Guardian) The Tories are pushing for private companies to take over major police roles, with insufficient safeguards, argues Yvette Cooper. 5. Why Dad’s Army still makes us laugh (Independent) For all their fractiousness, they really are all in it together, says Andrew Martin. 6. China’s players rehearse in the dark (Financial Times) Soon, China's leadership transitions will be attracting as much attention as America's, writes David Pilling. 7. Nadine Dorries's jungle jaunt simply distracts from real scandal (Guardian) Going on reality TV is mere idiocy. A political system friendly to corruption is what we should be worrying about, says Tanya Gold. 8. Bring credit cards, not nostalgia, to Burma (Times) (£) The poorest farmers in Africa are more advanced than the Burmese. Let the Coca-Cola consumerism begin, writes Janice Turner. 9. Farewell to our warrior nation (Daily Telegraph) The Government is making huge cuts to the Army, Royal Navy and RAF in the mistaken belief that they no longer matter, says Max Hastings. 10. You don't have to be able to see the future to get the benefit of good timing (Independent) The "timeliness" of new play NSFW has nothing to do with Savile, argues Tom Sutcliffe. › Friday Arts Diary From only £1 per week Subscribe More Related articles The Fire Brigades Union reaffiliates to Labour - what does it mean? John Gray on the future of the state on the NS Podcast Could Labour lose the Oldham by-election?