Top of the Blogs: The Golden Baker’s Dozen #24

Welcome to the 24th of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (29th July – 4th August), together with a hand-picked sextet you might otherwise have missed.

Here we go, in descending order of popularity:

1. Tories are frustrated that Linda Jack story hasn’t taken off on Paul Walter’s Liberal Burblings blog.
The media silence following Linda’s criticisms of Ming’s leadership has riled some Tories. Ahh, shame.

2. Ming ‘Over-promoted’? Who promoted him? (again) on Paul Walter’s Liberal Burblings blog.
Paul, who placed Ming third in the 2005 leadership contest, urges Lib Dems to get behind the leader… without any daggers.

3. So, how many Lib Dems did the BBC phone to get an anti-Ming quote? on (ahem) Stephen Tall’s A Liberal Goes A Long Way blog.
On the media’s compulsion to obsess about leadership not policy issues. (My final paragraph has come true, unsurprisingly.)

4. David Cameron on Today: How I Long For Yesterday on Alex Wilcock’s Love and Liberty blog.
A welcome return to blogging from Alex, with a customarily insightful dissection of Dave’s mis-judged BBC Radio 4 Today Programme interview on Tuesday.

5. Opinion: A Decade On by Duncan Borrowman on Lib Dem Voice.
Duncan reviews his almost-a-decade at the heart of Cowley Street.

6. Havard Hughes – recollections and a touch of regret
on Mark Valladares’ Liberal Bureaucracy blog.
Mark’s take on the defection of Havard, his recent rival for the post of regional secretary, to the Tories.

7. Why the Tories are going backwards on Duncan Borrowman’s blog.
I recognise Tony Blair – who’s the other chap?

This is my last blog round-up for a few weeks, so I’ve upped my ‘personal choice’ article quotient to six for one week only:

8. Out Of Sight – In UNAMID
on Paul Evans’ Hot Ginger and Dynamite blog
How economic sanctions on Sudan might prove at least as effective as sending in troops to halt the genocide in Darfur.

9. Ah bless, wasn’t I young and pink back then? on Pink Dog’s blog.
A double treat: an archive photo AND a readable blog design.

10. Marriage, civil partnerships and cohabitation
on Tristan Mills’ Liberty Alone.
On why love can’t be tort.

11. Leaning to the Right on Gavin Whenman’s The Whisky Priest
Why are most of the top bloggers right-wing?

12. Gay Rights: a shit writes
on James Graham’s Quaequam Blog! blog.
Vintage Quaequam: “when it comes to gay rights, a vote for the Tories is a vote for a pig in a poke.”

13. Labour fears Boris Johnson
on Jonathan Calder’s Liberal England.
On the concerted campaign by Labour to play the race card against Boris, and why it’s partly his fault.

And that’s it from me for a bit… but the Golden Dozen will of course be back.

* Stephen Tall blogs at A Liberal Goes A Long Way.

Featured? Add this to your blog post!
Featured on Liberal Democrat Voice
<a href="http://www.libdemvoice.org/top-of-the-blogs-the-golden-baker%e2%80%99s-dozen-24-1131.html"><img src="http://www.libdemvoice.org/images/golden-dozen.png" width="200" height="57" alt="Featured on Liberal Democrat Voice" title="Featured on Liberal Democrat Voice" /></a>

Read more by .
This entry was posted in Best of the blogs.
Bookmark the web address for this page or use the short url http://ldv.org.uk/1131 for Twitter and emails.
Advert

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 29th May - 2:06am
    By the way, I was following the hustings on Twitter and Norman made a great point about not becoming an "adjunct" of one of the...
  • User AvatarCharlie 29th May - 1:47am
    John Dunn Thank you. Until 1850 , the Industrial revolution was created by numerate craftsmen, there was no need for higher mathematics. The development by...
  • User AvatarKevin McNamara 29th May - 12:42am
    Helen, do you have any compelling arguments that the rest of those 12k people are vulnerable, and not just unable to access assisted dying? Your...
  • User AvatarKevin McNamara 29th May - 12:29am
    It's all well and good to talk about people being in denial, but those saying this should say what we need to soul search for...
  • User AvatarAndrew Whyte 29th May - 12:02am
    I'm not sure that AV referendum told us anything. Opponents of reform cleverly cast their campaign as an opportunity to kick that lying swine Nick...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 28th May - 11:47pm
    Good video, but personally I believe Lamb needs to throw caution to the wind. It all still seems a bit safe. Maybe that is the...
Fri 29th May 2015
19:30
Sat 30th May 2015
Sun 31st May 2015
Mon 1st Jun 2015
Tue 2nd Jun 2015
Wed 3rd Jun 2015
Thu 4th Jun 2015
Fri 5th Jun 2015
Sat 6th Jun 2015
Mon 8th Jun 2015
19:30
Tue 9th Jun 2015
Wed 10th Jun 2015
Thu 11th Jun 2015
Fri 12th Jun 2015
Sat 13th Jun 2015
Wed 17th Jun 2015
Thu 18th Jun 2015
Sat 20th Jun 2015
Sun 21st Jun 2015
Thu 25th Jun 2015