Politics 8 February 2010 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read posts from today, on Palin, Iran and petition power. Print HTML 1. Hypocritical Cameron voted against proposals to reform parliamentary privilege Left Foot Forward's Shamik Das reveals that David Cameron voted No to measures that would prevent MPs invoking parliamentary privilege to avoid prosecution. 2. What President Palin's foreign policy would look like Andrew Sullivan says Sarah Palin is now hinting that she favours a full-scale war with Iran. 3. CCHQ is watching you as Tory high command co-ordinates right-wing bloggers Political Scrapbook looks at the right-wing blogosphere, and evidence that there is someone at Conservative Central Office who monitors every single mention of David Cameron on Twitter. 4. Iran: will they, won't they? Channel 4's Lindsey Hilsum wonders whether Iran's ambiguity over its nuclear policy is part of a cunning plan, or a sign of chaos at the heart of the regime. 5. Petition power Paul Waugh blogs on pros and cons of Cameron's pledge to implement direct democracy. Follow the New Statesman team on Twitter. › Is Fraser Nelson the "Sarah Palin" of the Tory party? Subscribe More Related articles There is nothing progressive about making immigrants scapegoats Peter Mandelson: I pray every day for an early election to end Labour's awful state Jeremy Corbyn to tell Labour: "Prepare for a 2017 general election"