The Staggers 20 January 2010 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read posts from today, on Obama, election day and Cadbury Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up 1. Unhappy anniversary, Obama The FT's Gideon Rachman says that the problem with Barack Obama's first year in office is that his biggest domestic achievement is a negative one -- stopping the recession from turning into a depression. 2. Scott Brown's acceptance speech: five best lines On a slightly lighter note, Hattie Garlick at Comment Central picks the highlights from the new senator's acceptance speech. 3. Market mayhem on day after polling day? Benedict Brogan looks at how a late election result could upset the financial markets. 4. Cadbury's and Kraft: what the left needs to consider now Darrell Goodliffe at Liberal Conspiracy blogs about how we can empower those directly affected by changes of ownership. 5. Sir David Omand on THAT "45 minutes" claim Omand appears today before the Chilcot inquiry. Paul Waugh draws attention to what he has already said on the record about the WMD claim. Follow the New Statesman team on Twitter › Where's the "Lawrence moment" for rape investigations? Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!