Web Only: the best of the blogs
The five must-read blogs from today, including the Germany-bashing at Davos.
Germany's approach is being critiqued left, right, and centre, notes Channel 4's Faisal Islam.
Any stimulus that might actually have some impact on growth should be welcomed, says Duncan Weldon at the Touchstone blog.
A Conservative Chancellor should be wary of accepting the redistributive logic behind Clegg's scheme, says the Telegraph's Benedict Brogan.
At Labour Uncut, John Spellar argues that this is no time for the unions to distance themselves from Labour.
Reducing the universality of benefits ultimately harms the very poorest in society, says Andrew Harrop at Left Foot Forward.