During that debate, Andrew Sullivan wrote a live blog for The Atlantic. He concludes:
Clegg grasps the change mantle, the Obama message, in a restive and anti-political country. In that sense, I think he won this. And I would not be surprised to see his party emerge - historically - as the leader in this race.
Slugger O'Toole examines the baleful effect of the Tory blogosphere on the fortunes of the Conservative Party:
The Tory blogosphere is crowded out with crude market-libertarians. I’ve rarely met one of these in real life, and when I have (with notable exceptions) they’re a bunch of isolated fruitcakes with a faith-based one-size-fits-all solution to every problem.
But as an online force, it’s one with enough gravitational pull to affect the Tory party. And because this echo-chamber responded so positively, did the Tories actually think that the wider public would buy their shrill obsessions about big government?
A few days ago Hand + Star surveyed the three runners in the contest for Oxford's Professor of Poetry, complete with a video of the magisterial Geoffrey Hill, poet laureate of Mercia.
And Something for the Weekend has the video of Monty Python's soccer match between teams of German and Greek philosophers.