All those YouTube parodies of the Führerbunker are becoming hopelessly inaccurate: the Führer ran a comparatively tight ship up until the end; Brown's Gotterdämmerung is completely chaotic.
Gerald Warner, Telegraph
Clutching for stardust with Alan Sugar as enterprise tsar, it's as if the prime minister no longer knows the difference between a fantasy television programme and the real world. Is this "reality" government?
Polly Toynbee, Guardian
Several of the women attending Cabinet — myself included — have been treated by you as little more than female window dressing.
Caroline Flint, MP
Nor should it be forgotten that Mr Purnell – like many, but not all, those who resigned – had been touched by the expenses scandal. There is nothing like a bit of pseudo-altruistic indignation to deflect incoming criticism.
Independent Leader article
If Alan Sugar is the answer, then the Prime Minister is asking the wrong question.
Matthew Parris, Times