Politics 15 February 2010 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read blogs from today, on Miliband, Tory co-ops and Muslim Trots. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML 1. Is Miliband being a bit premature about the leadership? David Miliband's reported plan to tour the country in an effort to build support for a leadership bid is highly dangerous, argues PoliticalBetting's Mike Smithson. 2. Will Tory co-ops take off? Conservative co-operatives are a bold idea that few workers will want to take up in practice, writes the FT's Alex Barker. 3. The Tories don't understand co-op values Elsewhere, in a guest post at LabourList, Tessa Jowell argues that the failure of the Conservative Co-operative movement proves that the Tories have no idea what co-operative values mean. 4. My response to Fraser Nelson Daniel Finkelstein says the Spectator editor underestimates how politically and technically difficult it would be would be for the Tories to carry out major spending cuts. "The party is not the paramilitary wing of an op-ed column," he writes. 5. Hizb ut-Tahrir and "Muslim Trots": reply to Ed Husain Dave Osler responds to Ed Husain's New Statesman article and rejects his comparison between Islamism and Trotskyism. Follow the New Statesman team on Twitter. › Who passes the Clegg test? Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles What the debate over troops on the streets is missing The problems with ending encryption to fight terrorism How long will general election campaigning be suspended after the Manchester attack?