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The five must-read posts from today, including Ed Miliband’s PMQs disaster and IDS’s misleading stat

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1. Ed Mili's reasons (not) to be cheerful, parts 1, 2, 3

Paul Waugh asks why Ed Miliband did so badly at PMQs today – and argues that his own goals do not bode well.

2. Cable: alienation and power

Stumbling and Mumbling's Chris Dillow considers the implications of Vince Cable's statement that he might not vote in favour of tuition fees, despite drafting the policy.

3. Saudi call for Iran bombing – just the tip of the iceberg?

Jon Snow highlights a WikiLeaks revelation that's unlikely to gain much attention elsewhere.

4. IDS misleads the Sun on out-of-work benefits

Left Foot Forward's Will Straw notes the Welfare Secretary's latest use of inaccurate statistics.

5. Douglas Alexander points out Gordon Brown's mistakes

Over at the Telegraph, Benedict Brogan discusses the shadow welfare secretary's speech to Demos, which is an indicator of how Labour is developing in opposition.

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