The Staggers 22 November 2010 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read posts from today, including George Osborne on growth, and Strictly's political bi Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up 1. George Osborne shows once again that politics always trumps economics The Chancellor criticises British involvement in the EU bailout fund agreed by Labour, but he doesn't say that he had a chance to veto it, says Nicholas Watt. 2. Why is George Osborne so sluggish on growth? Benedict Brogan says that the Chancellor has yet to formulate a "coherent policy" on turning cuts into growth. 3. Indian Prime Minister forgets Cameron's name FT Westminster's Alex Barker notes that the UK's recent trade trip might not have made much of an impression with Manmohan Singh. 4 Laws: Clegg was preparing "very discreetly" for a hung parliament Over at Left Foot Forward, Rosanna Singler draws attention to David Laws' revelation that Nick Clegg had been preparing for a hung parliament. 5. BBC rules that Strictly will stay a socialist-free zone. No Christmas Mandelson Labour Uncut shares an email from the BBC answering the real burning political question of the day. › Unite leader wants to make Labour "our party again" Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!