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The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers

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  1. Prince Charles has no right to privacy on public matters Observer
    Once he's crowned king, the meddlesome prince could put an end to our monarchy, writes Nick Cohen.
  2. Top Tories still don’t get the class thing Sunday Telegraph
    Policemen are told that they should know their place and our 'modern' Prime Minister shrugs it off, writes Janet Daley.
  3. It’s a myth there is less social mobility Sunday Times (£)
    Whatever our social mobility tsar might decree, the existence of British "underclass" will not be addressed by hectoring the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge to lower their entry requirements: the wrong answer to the wrong question, writes Dominic Lawson.
  4. The sacrifice of Andrew Mitchell sets a dangerous precedent Sunday Telegraph
    The affair has sent a message to every trade union and special interest group in the land: when you have a minister on the ropes, keep at it, writes Matthew d'Ancona.
  5. Every part of our society depends on energy. Yet we don't have a plan Observer
    Cutting household costs is vital, but that can only be part of a much wider approach to how we keep the nation going, writes Andrew Simms.
  6. Wanted: Tory thug to take tighter grip Sunday Times (£)
    This government picked a bad week in which to bury good news. In quick time Tory high command snatched defeat after defeat from the jaws of victory, writes Martin Ivens.
  7. Poverty: The election issue that dare not speak its name Independent on Sunday
    Out of America: Neither Obama nor Romney has much to say on the 46 million who live below the breadline, writes Rupert Cornwell.
  8. Dave's first-class work has been derailed again Mail on Sunday
    After the past seven days, no one in Downing Street will need reminding of the old dictum "A week is a long time in politics", writes James Forsyth.
  9. Was Cromwell the first Tory? Independent on Sunday
    Double Booker winner Hilary Mantel claims Henry VIII's arch-fixer Thomas Cromwell was an enlightened figure who laid foundations for the welfare state. She's wrong, writes Lisa Hilton.
  10. Nick Griffin lives in a very strange, parallel universe Observer
    The BNP leaders's latest rant is typical of his all-round ignorance, writes Barbara Ellen.

Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.

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