Paul Waugh reminds us that shadow cabinet elections will return if the Tories win and reveals that some Labour MPs are already planning how to gain election.
Over at Next Left, Sunder Katwala points out that while politicians may damn "big government", most decide that we need a lot more of it when it snows.
3. Payrolls and paradigms 
Paul Krugman argues that the latest US job figures are further evidence those who argued the fiscal stimulus was too small were right.
Sunny Hundal says that David Miliband -- a "stunted technocrat" -- has to find a way to change the media narrative about himself.
PoliticalBetting's Mike Smithson says a "back me or sack me" vote on Brown would be better than the current mess.