Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #67

Welcome to the 67th of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (25th-31st May), together with a hand-picked quintet you might otherwise have missed.

Let’s get straight down to it, in descending order of popularity:

1. A response to Chris Rennard on Crewe & Nantwich on Linda Jack’s Lindyloo’s Muze blog.
Is it time to revise the party’s by-election strategy? (And look out for the ding-dong comments battle between Linda and Paul Walter).

2. A highly professional but soulless campaign
on Bernard Salmon’s The Sound of Gunfire blog.
A dissection of the party’s Crewe literature: did it strike home?

3. Henley-on-Tenterhooks… on Helen Duffett’s Painting The Town Orange blog.
“In the words of Mr Cameron himself, ‘Bring it on.’” But when will he do the deed? Is Dave dithering?

4. Has Bob Shaw done another runner?
on Paul Walter’s Liberal Burblings blog.
Is it really good-bye to the multi-pseudonymed Bob?

5. Paddy writes to me! on Jo Anglezarke’s Jo’s Jottings blog.
And to you and you… Our former leader is sharing the Henley love.

6. Henley by-election: Conservatives off to a slow and troubled start
on Pink Dog’s blog.
Trailing in the Lib Dems’ wake.

7. A touch of farce enters the Conservative Henley selection
on Lib Dem Voice.
Mark Pack reveals the Tories’ covert campaigning.

And now to the five slots we reserve under the category ‘well worth reading even if they didn’t get the most clicks this week’. Remember, if you do want to highlight a Lib Dem blog article published in the past seven days – your own, or someone else’s – all you have to do is drop me a line at [email protected] (providing the web-link and author, and any tagline comment you care to have published).

8. Environmentalism Versus Electability on Charlotte Gore’s Do What You’re Told: Don’t Vote Lib Dem blog.
A warm welcome back to Charlotte, who resumes her blogging career with a bang.

9. Personal carbon credits are wrong on Alex Folkes’ A Lanson Boy blog.
Yes to personal responsibility, no to massive government bureaucracy.

10. Londoners for Liberty
by Femme de Resistance on the Forceful and Moderate blog.
Another warm welcome back, this time to Femme de Resistance, reporting on Londoners determined to make Boris’s pro-banning case for him.

11. What are the lessons for the Liberal Democrats from May’s elections?
by Lynne Featherstone MP on Lib Dem Voice.
Lynne’s manifesto for a Lib Dem advance at the next election.

12. Eurovision Politics Contest on Nich Starling’s Norfolk Blogger blog.
The burning question of last week: did Terry Wogan’s anti-Eurovision outburst deserve nul points?

And that’s it for another week… happy blogging and Henley campaigning.

Featured? Add this to your blog post!
Featured on Liberal Democrat Voice
<a href="http://www.libdemvoice.org/top-of-the-blogs-the-golden-dozen-67-2794.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.
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.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

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

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarGeorge Kendall 26th Sep - 1:50am
    @John King Thanks for the comment. I've changed the page to take out the links to the "fringe of the conference" tweet, as that was...
  • User AvatarPaul Walter 25th Sep - 11:39pm
    Agreed about LBJ, Hywel. One of his big strengths was gaining votes in Congress for his bills, by hook or by crook.
  • User AvatarPaul Walter 25th Sep - 11:35pm
    Thanks Lorenzo - from October 1st, I'll be posting some more about things I noticed on my tour of the USA.
  • User AvatarFiona 25th Sep - 10:58pm
    At risk of stating the obvious, Uber has a lot going for it, or it wouldn't be popular, but they have been asked, repeatedly, to...
  • User Avatarfrankie 25th Sep - 10:56pm
    It looks like poor David will be sent home again to do his homework. I can't work out if he fails to do it hoping...
  • User AvatarOnceALibDem 25th Sep - 10:54pm
    I don't see why political parties should be able to keep (what is after all sensitive data) on people in perpetuity. There is also an...