Daily View 2×2: 17 March 2010

Fifty days to polling day, fifty days to deliver those leaflets, knock on those doors, make the phone calls and, if you’re not in a target seat yourself, get along to your nearest one (preferably taking a nice big team with you).

2 Big Stories

Top Tory loses expenses appeal

As the Mail reports:

A former High Court judge today dismissed an appeal by shadow defence secretary Liam Fox against a finding that he was overpaid more than £22,000 in parliamentary expenses for mortgage interest on his second home.

Dr Fox was one of five MPs whose appeals were rejected by Sir Paul Kennedy – also including Communities Minister Shahid Malik, who was overpaid by £1,340 in expenses for council tax and a TV at his second home.

Tory candidate launches iPhone App

This time it’s The Sun getting all excited over the wonders of modern technology:

Every update I make to my website becomes part of the content for the iPhone app.

People can see my calendar, they can see what I have said on a variety of issues and most importantly they can tell me straight away what they think of it.

Lots of people have iPhones, you see, so they’ll all want to see the candidate’s diary and follow his pronouncements on the issues of the day.

2 Must-Read Blog Posts

What are other Liberal Democrat bloggers saying? Here are two posts that have caught the eye from the Liberal Democrat Blogs aggregator:

  • The one-time voice of Family Fortunes  is just one of the many candidates for the Luton South constituency, according to Andy Strange.
  • Jennie Rigg calls for action on the Digital Economy Bill.

Spotted any other great posts in the last day from blogs that aren’t on the aggregator? Do post up a comment sharing them with us all.

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