Labour Lists's Mark Ferguson says that the Chancellor inadvertently made the case for higher wealth taxes in his Today interview.
2. Starters and Scorecards 
Damian McBride explains how Gordon Brown's Budgets were made, and says Osborne and his team didn't seem prepared for the pensions row.
Political Betting's Mike Smithson notes a surge in Miliband and Clegg's approval ratings.
A Tory majority was already looking difficult to achieve, says Mark Thompson. Osborne's "granny tax" has made it nigh on impossible.
The Mayor of London will save £12,195.55 in tax under the new 45p rate, notes the Evening Standard's Politics blog.