Politics 24 October 2013 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers. Print HTML 1. Sir John Major has broken his silence – let’s hope the party is listening (Daily Telegraph) The former PM wants less 'ideology’ and more talk about what matters to ordinary people, writes Peter Oborne. 2. It's not all immigrants who the Tories fear. It's the mobile poor (Guardian) The real aim of recent policies is to segregate belonging according to income, writes Zoe Williams. The more you earn, the more rights you have. 3. Drone strikes set a dangerous precedent (Financial Times) A nation at war with an abstract threat has no right to mount a pre-emptive killing spree, says David Pilling. 4. Osborne is best when he’s most unpopular (Times) There is a Bad Osbo who obsesses about political tactics and a Good Osbo who takes long-term decisions, writes Tim Montgomerie. 5. Grangemouth could help shape the Scottish referendum (Guardian) The SNP has cast itself as defender of the economy from the icy wind of global markets, writes Martin Kettle. What's icier than closure on the Forth? 6. Oil and troubled waters for Alex Salmond (Daily Telegraph) The closure of Scotland’s sole refinery would be a body-blow to the SNP’s dream of independence, says Alan Cochrane. 7. John Major's snide attack on the PM over fuel prices was as flawed as his six disastrous years in Number 10 (Daily Mail) The more one re-reads Sir John’s words, the more they read like a calculated act of treacher, says Simon Heffer. 8. Cameron must stop Europe’s latest assault on Britain (Times) New regulations on technology are utter madness, writes Rohan Silva. 9. The Prime Minister is in a bind over energy prices, but cutting green levies is no way out (Independent) Cameron has sounded the death knell of his once-vaunted green conservatism, says an Independent leader. 10. Companies must adapt to new rules (Financial Times) Banks and utilities need to make their case, be open and look beyond immediate troubles, writes John Gapper. › In contemporary Britain, to be stone-cold sober all the time is the real lunacy Subscribe More Related articles Michelle Obama's powerful speech demolishes Donald Trump without even mentioning his name Could Jeremy Corbyn still be excluded from the leadership race? The High Court will rule today Which CLPs are nominating who in the 2016 Labour leadership contest?