David Rennie

Bagehot columnist surveys the politics of Britain, British life and Britain’s place in the world. The column and blog are named after Walter Bagehot, an English journalist who was the editor of The Economist from 1861 to 1877

Taken from Bagehot’s Notebook

Submitted blogposts

Britain and the Nordic world: The strongest girls in the world

Family Values: Is marriage a symptom or a cause?

David Cameron in the Gulf: David Cameron defends the defence industry

Freedom of speech: The right to burn poppies

Ed Miliband: Labour’s flat-earthers demand the cuts go away

Cycling in London: Cyclists for crackdown on cyclists

Britain in Afghanistan: David Cameron’s hunt for Afghan exit strategy

Unethical journalism: The depressing tale of Johann Hari

Britain and the EU: Britain, not leaving but falling out of the EU

Britain and the EU: Could David Cameron have done anything other than walk away from the new EU treaty?