Politics 22 March 2010 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read blogs from today, on "Cash Gordon", French socialism and Stephen Byers. Print HTML 1. Conservative Party "Cash Gordon" campaign was designed by US anti-health care lobbyists Political Scrapbook reveals that the Tories' flagship campaign is currently hosted alongside those attempting to "rescue America from government-run health care". 2. Who will take on the vincible Monsieur Sarkozy? Following the success of the Socialist Party in the recent French regional elections, Next Left's Sunder Katwala looks at runners and riders for the PS's presidential nomination. 3. Public "not facing up to" spending squeeze Over at Left Foot Forward, Will Straw blogs on a poll that shows a strong belief in universal service provision and a preference for efficiency savings. 4. The Liberal Democrat general election prospects: what does history say? Recent electoral trends suggest that the Lib Dems will increase their share of the vote and their share of seats in the Commons, says Liberal Democrat Voice's Mark Thompson. 5. Who is worse for Labour: Stephen Byers or Tony Woodley? Some in Downing Street now believe that the MP lobbying scandal is doing more damage to Labour than the British Airways strike, writes Patrick Wintour. Sign up now to CommentPlus for the pick of the day's opinion, comment and analysis in your inbox at 8am, every weekday. › Culture Vulture: reviews round-up Subscribe More Related articles Metro mayors can help Labour return to government How the Brexit referendum has infantilised British politics Vote Leave have won two referendums. Can they win a third?