Politics 16 January 2012 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read blogs from today, including why China can't save us. Print HTML 1. For all George Osborne's optimism, China can't save us In a globalised economy, we need more than just trade trips: we need international economic cooperation, says the Telegraph's Daniel Knowles. 2. Do we want humourless, inoffensive MPs? We're at risk of pushing politicians away from open dialogue, warns Mark Ferguson at Labour List. 3. Jim Wallace: Salmond holding his own referendum would be undemocratic FT Westminster's Kiran Stacey notes that that the big beasts of Scottish politics are beginning to get involved to challenge Salmond head on. 4. What if the referendum isn't legal? Wings over Scotland asks how the country could leave the Union without asking Westminster's permission first. 5. Huntsman Withdrawal Should Aid Romney Over at Five Thirty Eight, Nate Silver analyses the second preferences of Jon Huntsman's supporters. › Deride Miliband for anything you like, but not his looks Subscribe More Related articles Investors are panicked - why we should care Live blog: Jeremy Corbyn hit by shadow cabinet revolt Who is in Jeremy Corbyn's new shadow cabinet?