Politics 23 March 2012 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read blogs from today, including what the public made of the Budget. Print HTML 1. Ken Livingstone's crumbling Labour flank Just weeks before the London mayoral election, almost one in three Labour supporters are refusing to back Ken Livingstone, notes Atul Hatwal at Labour Uncut. 2. What did the public make of the Budget? Coffee House's Jonathan Jones looks at what the first post-Budget poll tells us about public opinion. 3. Granny tax campaign goes online with Government petitition The Telegraph's James Kirkup notes that an online petition has been launched urging Osborne to reverse his changes to age-related allowances. 4. Bradford Calling Paul Waugh highlights a strongly-worded Tory byelection leaflet on immigration. 5. How the Telegraph and Mail attacked gay marriage through the ECHR At Liberal Conspiracy, Unity notes the Telegraph and the Mail's opportunistic attempt to claim that the ECHR could prevent the introduction of gay marriage in the UK. › Right to reply: in defence of academies 12 issues for £12 Subscribe More Related articles I believe only Yvette Cooper has the breadth of support to beat Jeremy Corbyn To stop Jeremy Corbyn, I am giving my second preference to Andy Burnham What do Labour's lost voters make of the Labour leadership candidates?