Politics 12 March 2010 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read posts from today, on Lord Ashcroft, motherhood and a Tory shoot 'em up game. Print HTML 1. Osborne, Geithner and losing the public Recent reports suggest that Kenneth Clarke is to replace George Osborne as the main face of Tory economic policy. Paul Waugh suggests that Osborne look across the Atlantic for solace. 2. So who's really playing politics with the Ashcroft peerage inquiry? Sunder Katwala looks at the issues raised by the refusal of three Tory MPs to participate in the inquiry into Michael Ashcroft's tax affairs. Will MPs always argue that a committee is "partisan" when the outcome could be inconvenient? 3. Make politics fit women's lives, not vice versa Life as an MP and motherhood are incompatible. Over at Liberal Democrat Voice, Dinti Batstone, vice-chair of the Campaign for Gender Balance, outlines ways of remedying this. 4. I have delivered and I'm not done yet, the minister who is doing the most to reform Britain's constitution replies to John Jackson The minister of state for justice, Michael Wills, defends his record on constitutional reform over at openDemocracy. 5. Gordon Brown stars in hilarious Tory shoot 'em up computer game! Looking for something to while away your Friday afternoon? Political Scrapbook blogs on a great new product from Political Gaming -- called Gordon's Revenge. Sign up now to CommentPlus for the pick of the day's opinion, comment and analysis in your inbox at 8am. › New lab tests Subscribe More Related articles Ansbach puts Europe's bravest politician under pressure Keir Starmer MP: Choosing ideological purity before power is a dereliction of duty Which CLPs are nominating who in the 2016 Labour leadership contest?