Morning Call: pick of the papers

The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.

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1. He can't tell the truth, yet the right needs Iain Duncan Smith (Guardian)

Forceful attack on IDS's reforms of the welfare system by Nick Cohen.

2. Once again, Labour's future rests on two bright boys (Telegraph)

Chuka Umunna and Tristram Hunt are the Blair and Brown of today, writes Matthew d'Ancona.

3. Lyrical Len McCluskey plays brutal power politics in Falkirk (Times)

According to Dominic Lawson, McCluskey is the country's most brutal exponent of power politics.

4. Our national spy chiefs won't be losing sleep over their summons by MPs (Guardian)

Public quizzing is no substitute for proper democratic scrutiny of our intelligence services, argues Andrew Rawnsley.

5. My battle with the union and why we trail behind Germany (Telegraph)

Unions and businesses do not have an antagonistic relationship in Germany, writers Jim Ratcliffe.

6. Our love of soap opera is a real killer (Independent)

Our urge to simplify cases like that of Baby P will inevitably lead to more tragedy, argues Paul Vallely.

7. In our public services sorry seems to be the most heinous word (Times)

Sharon Shoesmith's succesful appeal that she had been unlawfully sacked has lefe Camilla Cavendish feeling there is no shame in public life.

8. Deep-sea fishing regulations and a crucial European vote (Guardian)

Richard Branson wants the EU to take the lead on sustainable fishing and ocean conservation.

9. PM's natual allies push him into an EU ambush (Times)

There's a 57 percent change of an overall Conservative majority in 2015, writes Adam Boulton, but the uncertainties are huge.

10. The 'iron laws' of politics? There aren't any (Independent)

There is no reliable guide on how to win or lose elections, writes John Rentoul.

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