Politics 14 January 2012 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read pieces from this morning's newspapers. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML 1. This Republican abuse of the system is not the American way (Guardian) The centuries-old US political system is one to be admired. Yet ironically it's under threat from those who claim to be patriots, argues Jonathan Freedland. 2. We're all in the Union. We must all have a vote (The Times) (£) Scottish independence would create two new countries. The whole of the UK must be consulted before it happens, writes Matthew Parris. 3. There was a time when bigger wasn't always better (Telegraph) Women's body types have been admired for different reasons in different eras, writes Vicki Woods. 4. If everyone did a Worrall Thompson, maybe Tesco wouldn't be too big to fail (Guardian) Tesco's poor results have led it to review its practices. The self-service tills used by Wozza may be a good place to start, says Marina Hyde. 5. A no vote in Scotland could leave England begging for mercy (Guardian) Cameron thinks he's being clever by forcing Alex Salmond's hand. He really, really isn't, says Deborah Orr. 6. Britain's reputation is in the dock over rendition (Independent) Questions have been raised about the UK's line between decency and realpolitik, says this leading article. 7. A close-up of Richard Desmond that I wasn't ready for (Telegraph) There were worries for the mental welfare of one participant at the Leveson Inquiry, writes Matthew Norman. 8. One Falklands problem, one civilised solution (Times) (£) One Falklands problem, one civilised solution, writes Simon Winchester. 9. Hang on, Mr Salmond. The English MUST have a say on Scotland's future too... (Daily Mail) Simon Heffer on the future of the Union. 10. For the families of Haditha, this is a matter of honour (Guardian) Botched inquiries and lies in the wake of the Haditha massacre in Iraq mean the victims' families are still waiting for justice, writes the documentary maker Nick Broomfield. › What would Scottish independence mean for Trident? Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Douglas Carswell leaves Ukip to become independent MP Labour is a pioneer in fighting sexism. That doesn't mean there's no sexism in Labour Why isn't Labour putting forward Corbynite candidates?